The centenary stamps from the Finland Post Office due to be issued on 31st Jan 2014

On the last day of January, Finland Post Office will release a stamp to celebrate the 100th anniversary of Tove Jansson (1914-2001), the world-famous Finnish artist and author. Known for the Moomins, Tove Jansson was a multi-talented artist who produced a number of paintings, graphic art and public artworks during her career. In addition to the Moomins books, she received recognition for her short stories and novels.

Klaus Welp, a designer of several stamps, presents the different sides of Tove Jansson in his Tove Jansson 100 Years stamp. The booklet of two 1st class stamps represents the islands where Jansson spent a lot of time after her childhood. The booklet also depicts the emblem of the anniversary, Tove 100.

Source: Posti FI

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