Covers & Cinderellas

Collages.  Page 3

Retour Inconnu.  London - Kobe - London 1929
175 x 101mm. ii
Private Collection: London.

Don Onore.  EL Ascoli - Mattignano 1842
138 x 86mm. i

Monet.  Unaddressed. pmk Landes 1975
161 x 114mm. i

Brilliant & Diamond.  Penang - Mukala 1959
158 x 127mm. i

Susanville.  Spring Green - Susanville 1966
192 x 100mm. ii

Madame Baudelaire.  Rouen - Toulon 1917
131 x 91mm.
Private Collection: Cheltenham

Macao bisects.  Macao - Hong Kong 1910
153 x 86mm. iv

The Collages.

All feature original items from postal history in combination with a hand finished,
digitally remastered and printed version of the original watercolour.
Signed with monogram: N
Matt black framed, black archival mount boards: 285 x 225 x 35mm
[ View framed ]

Philatelic terms.

Cover.  Prior to the invention of the envelope letters were wrapped/covered with another sheet that would bear the address and provide privacy for the content.  Cinderella . . . was not allowed to attend the Ball. Similarly the name refers to stamps that were not issued for national revenue purposes - it was advised that these be excluded from collections.  Cachet  image/text featured on cover.  pmk  postmark.  EL  entire letter.  ppc  picture postcard.  FDC  first day cover.  FFC  first flight cover.
QV, KEVII  Queen Victoria, King Edward VII etc.