200th birth anniversary of Vincent Dunin-Marcinkevich

Newsletter # 02 (289) January 22, 2008
On February 4, 2008 the Ministry of Communications and Informatization of The Republic of Belarus will issue a stamp 20th birth anniversary of Vincent Dunin-Marcinkevich prepared by the Publishing Centre Marka of the EUR Belpochta.
Designer: Svetlana Lumyanska. Printing: offset. Colour: full colour. Paper: chalk surfaced. Perforation: 14¼: 13. Size of the stamps: 28x40 mm. The stamps were issued in sheetlets. Sheetlet composition: 8 (4x2) stamps. Size of the sheetlet: 136x97 mm. Print quantity: 36.000 stamps.
There are elements of protection on the stamp.
No. 718
Vincent Dunin-Marcinkevich.
Poet, playwright.
440 BYR
Historical reference. Vincent Dunin-Marcinkevich (04.02.1808, Panyushkevichy estate of Bobruisk region — 29.12.1884), poet, playwright, theater figure; forefather of new Belarusian literature, professor of dramatic art and theatre, enlightener. He was involved in the liberation uprising of 1863-64. The socially sharp farce-vaudevilles "The Gentry of Pinsk" (1866) and "The Matchmarking" (1870) were the top of his creative work.
Colour of the postmark — black.
Special postmark and FDC
designed by S. Lumyanskaya.
Special cancellation: a special cancellation on FDC will be carried out at the Main Post Office of Minsk on the stamps issuing day.
 02 (288) 21.01.2008 | Postage stamps of 2008 |  04 (290) 12.02.2008
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