January 12, 2016

2208 CHRISTMAS & NEW YEAR (Russia) - Saint Basil's Cathedral in Moscow, by Marie-Anne Foucart

Born in Saint-Étienne, a city in eastern central France, at 50km southwest of Lyon, Marie-Anne Foucart graduated Fine Arts in 2004. She settled in 2005 as a freelance illustrator and graphic designer and opened, in association with other artists, a workshop / shop in the heart of Lyon. Today she make illustrations for publishing, including Editions des Correspondances, and occasionally participates in group or individual exhibitions.

About the stamps
The first two stamps are part of a series dedicated to Russian Kremlins, about which I wrote here.

The second stamp, designed by A. Fedulov and depicting the Russian Science Station Mirny, located on the Antarctic coast of the Davis Sea in the Australian Antarctic Territory, was issued on January 26, 2006, to mark the 50th Anniversary of Russian Antarctic Exploration.

The last stamp is a thematic stamp for the New Year 2011, about which I wrote here.

Sender: Irina
sent from Yekaterinburg (Sverdlovsk Oblast / Russia), on 24.11.2015

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