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ARC.pt 677
ARC.pt 677

A Short Note on the Design and Issue of Postage Stamps

ARC.pt 677

Cairo

1918

ARC.pt 677
ARC.pt 677, detail

A Short Note on the Design and Issue of Postage Stamps

ARC.pt 677

Cairo

1918

   

28.5 x 20cm

The work was prepared by the Survey of Egypt for ‘His Highness Husein, Emir and Sherif of Mecca & King of the Hejaz.’ This copy, which is no.48 of a special edition of 200, was presented to Colonel C. Wilson on 15 March 1919. T.E. Lawrence (known as ‘Lawrence of Arabia’) is credited with the design of a number of the stamps illustrated.