#3129 – 1997 32c Flowering Pineapple S/A Bklt Si

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U.S. # 3129
1997 32¢ Flowering Pineapple
Merian Botanical Prints

Issue Date: March 3, 1997
City: Washington, D.C.
Printed By: Stamp Venturers
Printing Method: Photogravure
Perforations:
11.3 X10.7 (die cut)
Color: multicolored
 
This stamp pictures a botanical illustration by German artist Maria Sibylla Merian, who lived from 1647 to 1717. It features a flowering pineapple with two varieties of cockroaches. The stamp is part of a book of 15 that also contained Merian’s Citron with moths and beetle. 
 
The stamps were issued during National Women’s History month. The subjects of the stamps are from a collection of hand-colored, engraved plates the artist created while studying in Surinam for two years. The National Museum of Women in the Arts in Washington, D.C., now houses the 70 plates. 
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U.S. # 3129
1997 32¢ Flowering Pineapple
Merian Botanical Prints

Issue Date: March 3, 1997
City: Washington, D.C.
Printed By: Stamp Venturers
Printing Method: Photogravure
Perforations:
11.3 X10.7 (die cut)
Color: multicolored
 
This stamp pictures a botanical illustration by German artist Maria Sibylla Merian, who lived from 1647 to 1717. It features a flowering pineapple with two varieties of cockroaches. The stamp is part of a book of 15 that also contained Merian’s Citron with moths and beetle. 
 
The stamps were issued during National Women’s History month. The subjects of the stamps are from a collection of hand-colored, engraved plates the artist created while studying in Surinam for two years. The National Museum of Women in the Arts in Washington, D.C., now houses the 70 plates.