August 13, 2016

2680 FRANCE (Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes) - Nature and manner, an Amerindian path

Opened in 1985 by the Rhone Department, the Domain of Lacroix-Laval is a green area located entirely in the commune of Marcy-l'Étoile over an area of 115 hectares, partially wooded. The area includes among others a castle that housed until 2007 a large doll collection. Since January 2015, the area of Lacroix-Laval is attached to the city of Lyon.

As part of its director plan launched in 2002, the Domaine of Lacroix-Laval was part of a unifying cultural project featuring the theme Nature and society. The 2004 program was a reflection of this policy: it combines a variety of enriching experiences, the result of a cultural mosaic. Within this theme was organized in castle, from 11 May to 31 October, the exhibition Nature and manner, an Amerindian path.

Visitors were invited to discover the intimate links between nature and architectural, clothing, cuisine and medical culture or spiritual of Native American and Inuit populations. Ethnographic collections, belonging mainly to the Museum, were presented in an original way through an interactive environment, but also through photo galleries, paintings and video projections.

About the stamps

The first stamp, designed by Albert Decaris, was issued on September 4, 1967, to mark the 9th International Congress of Accounting.

The second stamp is part of the series European capitals - Berlin, designed by Pierre-André Cousin and issued on August 29, 2005. It comprises four stamps with the same face value (0.53 EUR):
• The Brandenburg Gate - It's on the postcard 2769
• The Memorial Church
• The Philharmonie
• The Reichstag - It's on the postcard 2680

The last stamp, designed by François Bruere, was issued on July 18, 2005, in honnor of the Studfarm of Pin.

Lacroix Laval présente sa saison estivale (french) - Lyon communiques

Sender: Mickey
Sent from Varces-Allières-et-Risset (Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes / France), on 28.06.2016

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