Covers & Cinderellas

Collages.  Page 4

Bank of China & Japan.  QV unused
135 x 80mm. iii
Artist's Collection.

Quiet American.  Saigon - Courbevoie 1956
146 x 111mm. i
Artist's Collection.

Principessa Borghese.  Rome - Nice 1929
144 x 115mm. iii
Artist's Collection.

7 o'Clock.  EL London - London 1812
115 x 75mm. i
Private Collection: London.

Les Ondes.  Dahomey - Paris 1949
144 x 115mm. i

Martinique.  Sheet 1947
129 x 120mm. i

Wagons-Lits.  Wall Street - Paris 1907
149 x 87mm. ii

Union International des Communications.
Unaddressed FDC + cachet. pmk Saigon 1952
144 x 114mm. ii

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.