Title: Post Office notice : Human Rights Year, 1968 commemorative stamps.
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Title: Post Office notice : Human Rights Year, 1968 commemorative stamps.
Uniform Title: Post Office notice : Human Rights Year, 1968 commemorative stamps.
Physical Description: Newspaper
Language: English
Creator: Burton, D. K.
Publisher: Dominica. Ministry of Communications and Works
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Subject: Caribbean   ( lcsh )
Spatial Coverage: Caribbean
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POST OFFICE NOTICE


HUMAN RIGHTS YEAR 1968

COMMEMORATIVE STAMPS

It is notified for general information that in
commemoration of International Human Rights Year
proclaimed by the United Nations, special Dominica
Postage Stamps will be released for sale from Tuesday
the 30th day of April, 1968 to Monday 29th July, 1968
in memory of some of the worlds most noted fighters
for civil rights, human dignity and the "Four
Freedoms".

The stamps consist of five denominations in the
following colours and designs:-
Value Colour
Ic. Green, Brown, Blue and Beige
10c. Brown, Magenta, Pink and
Turquoise
12c. Maroon, Purple and Brown
48c. Orange, Blue and Black
60c. Dark-Blue, Green and Brown
Design

The design of the 1 cent stamps features a protrait
of John F. Kennedy (1917-1963) centre, 35th Ameri-
can President during whose presidency civil rights
legislation made great progress. On the right is the
Royal Cypher of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II and
on the left the emblem of the International Human
Rights Year programme.

The design of the 10 cents stamps portrays the
bust of Dominican born Cecil E. A. Rawl (1891-
1938), centre, Barrister-at-Law and Solicitor, and an
outstanding fighter and pioneer for freedom in the
West Indies. On the right is the Royal Cypher of
Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II and on the left the
emblem of the International Human Rights Year
programme.

The design of the 12 cents stamps features a por-
trait of Pope John XXIII (1881-1963), centre, the
Vatican's UNESCO observer. On the right is the
Royal Cypher of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II and
on the left the emblem of the International Human
Rights Year programme.

The design of the 48 cents stamps features a por-
trait of Florence Nightingale (1820-1910), centre,
whose great humanitarian services to the wounded
became legendary, and had a lasting effect on all coun-
tries. On the right is the Royal Cypher of Her Majesty
Queen Elizabeth II and on the left the emblem of the
International Human Rights Year programme.

The design of the 60 cents stamps features a por-
trait of Dr. Albert Schweitzer (1875-1965), centre,
outstanding philosopher, theologian, physician and
musician; and recipient of the Nobel prize for Peace
in 1952. On the right is the Royal Cypher of Her
Majesty Queen Elizabeth II and on the left the emblem
of the International Human Rights Year programme.

Official First Day Covers will also be on sale.


D. K. BURTON
Permanent Secretary
Ministry of Communications & Works.




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