Janusz Korczak

Fischer 1209-1214 | Michel 1357-1362 | Scott 1098-1103 | Year of issue 1962 | People's Republic of Poland

20th anniversary of the death of Janusz Korczak. Scenes of Janusz Korczak's children's fiction novels "King Matt the First" and "King Matt on the Desert Island" illustrated by Jerzy Srokowski.

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Janusz Korczak
(a sculpture by Xawery Dunikowski)
King Matt I
triumphant march in the capital
King Matt I
gives a clock to the
daughter of the cannibal king

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1214
King Matt I
sentenced to death
King Matt I
with his dead canary
King Matt I
skating

Glossary

Janusz Korczak (Henryk Goldszmit, 1879-1942), paediatrician, social educationalist, writer.
Xawery Dunikowski (1875-1964), sculptor.
Jerzy Srokowski (1910-1975), illustrator, poster designer.

Translations

Król Maciuś Pierwszy = King Matt the First.

Relevant pages

Fischer 2435
Fischer 3245

Resources

Janusz Korczak
Janusz Korczak Communication Center (korczak.com)
The Janusz Korczak Living Heritage Association (fcit.coedu.usf.edu)
Jewish Virtual Library (www.us-israel.org)
Janusz Korczak's biography (www.chgs.umn.edu)

Xawery Dunikowski

First Day Cover


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