Jasna Góra icons

Fischer Sheet 75 | Michel Sheet 89 | Scott 2529a. | Year of issue 1982 | People's Republic of Poland

600th anniversary of the Black Madonna icon in the Jasna Góra monastery in Częstochowa.


Sheet 75

Translations

600 lat obecności Obrazu Jasnogórskiego = 600 years of the presence of the Jasna Góra painting.
Madonna Częstochowska = The Madonna of Częstochowa.
Dopłata na PZF (Polski Związek Filatelistów) = Surcharge for the Polish Philatelic Society.

Glossary

The Jasna Góra monastery is a Pauline Fathers monastery in the city of Częstochowa, Poland.
The Black Madonna icon is credited with miraculously saving the monastery of Jasna Góra from the Swedish invasion of 1655.
According to old monastery documents, the icon reached Częstochowa in 1382.

Relevant pages

Fischer 2670-2672

Resources

The Black Madonna of Częstochowa
Jasna Góra monastery
Monastery
Częstochowa
Mary, the mother of Jesus
Icon