Thursday, July 06, 2006

What is it about stamps?

I wonder what the fascination is for the shape of a stamp, it it all those little perforations I wonder. They are collectors items and are beloved by collage artisits. I found a very interesting snippet in the Englishwomen's Domestic Magazine of 1860 where a correspondent was informed quite briefly that "used postage stamps have no value". Just think of all those Penny Blacks etc that must have been thrown away. Gillian Allen of art-e-zine has just done a great tutorial, here's one I made..

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