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2021 Sarah Featon - Botanical Artist Set of Mint Stamps - Set

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Technical details
  • 05.05.2021
  • Hannah Fortune, New Zealand Post, Wellington, New Zealand
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  • Southern Colour Print, New Zealand
  • Lithography
  • Four process colours plus metallic PMS silver and spot varnish
  • 30mm x 40mm (vertical)
  • $1.40, $2.70, $3.50, $4.00
About 2021 Sarah Featon - Botanical Artist Set of Mint Stamps

In 1889, botanical artist Sarah Featon and her surveyor husband, Edward Featon, published The Art Album of New Zealand Flora. Forty of Sarah’s exquisite paintings of New Zealand’s native flowering plants were transformed into colour prints to accompany Edward’s lively text. Together, they sought to disprove the ‘mistaken notion that New Zealand is particularly destitute of native flowers.’

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