Polish art

Fischer 2199-2202 | Michel 2346-2349 | Scott 2066-2069 | Year of issue 1974 | People's Republic of Poland

2199
Kraków crib
(by Franciszek Tarnowski)
2200
Flight to Egypt
(detail from an altar image
in the parish church in Chełm)

2201
King Zygmunt III Waza
2202
King Jan I Olbracht

Translations

Szopka Krakowska = Kraków crib.
Ucieczka do Egiptu XV W(ieku) = Flight to Egypt 15th century.
Zygmunt III Waza XVI W(ieku) = Zygmunt III Waza 16th century.
Jan Olbracht XVI W(ieku) = Jan Olbracht 16th century.

Glossary

Franciszek Tarnowski was a famous crib maker in Kraków.

Relevant pages

Find other Polish stamps depicting Zygmunt III Waza

Resources

Kraków’s ‘Szopka’ Christmas Cribs (www.krakow-info.com)
Szopki - Christmas Cribs (info-poland.buffalo.edu)
Kraków
Cracovian Christmas Cribs (www.annaszalapak.com)
The Holy Family in Egypt (www.touregypt.net)
Altar
Parish church
Zygmunt III Waza
Jan I Olbracht