Introduction of the parliament

Fischer 44-47 | Michel 44-47 | Year of issue 1922

44 A
Sowing woman
45 A
Coats of arms of Central Lithuania

46 A
Theater in Vilnius (seat of the parliament)
47 A
Workers in industrial area

Imperforate issue

 

44 B
Sowing woman
45 B
Coats of arms of
Central Lithuania
46 B
Theater in Vilnius
(seat of the parliament)
47 B
Workers in
industrial area

Perforate issue

Glossary

On Fischer 45, four years are depicted: In 1385, the Union of Krewo established the Jagiellonian dynasty in Poland and Lithuania through the marriage of Queen Jadwiga of Poland and Grand Prince Jagiełło of Lithuania. In 1569, Poland and Lithuania were united in the Union of Lublin to form the Polish-Lithuanian Commonwealth. 1863 saw the January Uprising, the longest Lithuanian and Polish uprising against Tsarist Russia.

Translations

r. 1922 r. = the year 1922.
1922 r. (roku) Sejm w Wilnie = 1922 the Sejm (parliament) in Wilno (Vilnius).
Poczta Litwy Środkowej = Central Lithuanian postage.

Resources

Sejm
Union of Krewo
Union of Lublin
January Uprising