Rabindranath Tagore 1861-1941

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Title

Rabindranath Tagore 1861-1941

Subject

Stamp ingot collection

Description

The Indian Postal Department released the first stamp on Tagore in 1952, as part of a set of six stamps on leading poets and saints of India, Kabir, Tulsidas, Meera, Surdas, Mirza Ghalib and Rabindranath Tagore. These stamps were the first to be printed, using the photogravure technology in place of the lithographic one.

Creator

Hallmark Group Limited

Source

Pride of India Collection

Publisher

Authority of India Post

Date

1952

Format

JPG

Type

Image

Original Format

Engraved solid pure silver ingots, layered with pure 24-carat gold

Physical Dimensions

Stamp size is 41.00 mm x 24.50 mm
Gold Replica is 2.2mm thick with diamond cut perforations

Citation

Hallmark Group Limited, “Rabindranath Tagore 1861-1941,” CHRIST (Deemed To Be University) Institutional Repository, accessed July 21, 2024, https://archives.christuniversity.in/items/show/1846.

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