Tuesday, December 27, 2011

Armenian-French Joint Issue . 2007


On May 22, 2007, Armenia and French released the joint issue stamp features the art and architecture of both countries. The issue stamp consist of two stamps.

French Post chosen picture of  A fragment of a high relief of Our Lady of Rheims (Notre Dame de Reims) . Reims is famous for its great samples of French Architecture, one of which is Our Lady of Rheims Catholic Cathedral (1221-1311), the construction was finished in XIV-XV cc.

Meanwhile Armenia Post depicted Lectionary, 1460, was illustrated in the city of Artke. Lectionary belongs to the late period of Vaspurakan school and is kept in Matenadaran, Yerevan.

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