Resource: Turin April November 1911 | Francobollo Torino 1911 (in Inglese) (Postal Stamp)

Title: Francobollo Torino 1911 (in Inglese) / Turin April November 1911
Publication info: Bologna: Dr. E. Chappuis, 1910-1911
Original Mode of Expressions: Lithograph
Physical description: This stamp was created by Adolfo De Karolis (or Carolis) and printed in color, on thin paper. It measures 3.5 x 5.5 cm.  It features one of the most popular images of the Exposition, replicated in numberless sizes and formats (from stamps to postcards to posters): three muscular male nudes, holding the Italian flag and carrying symbols of medicine, agriculture and industry. The background shows a panoramic view of Turin, the river Po, and the Dome of the iconic Mole Antonelliana. The dedicatory language reads: "Turin April November 1911. International Exhibition of Industry and Labour for the Jubilee of the Proclamation of the Kingdom if Italy."

The stamp was printed by Edmondo Chiappuis
Subjects: Tourism, Commercial matter, City
Holding Repository: CDC Private Collection