|People & Graphics History
Miniature illumination from Ostomirov
Gospel by Sts. Cyril and Methodius,
1056-1057, showing a scribe (Russia
A souvenir sheet from an 11th
century manuscript depicting St.
Matthew as a scribe writing his
Gospel (Czechoslovakia Sc1473).
One of five works by Israeli artists,
this stamp depicts "The Scribe," a
relief sculpture by Boris Schatz
(1866-1932), sculptor and painter,
founder of the Bezalel School of Art
in Jerusalem (Israel Sc479).
To commemorate the 300th
anniversary of the Royal Library,
Denmark issued this stamp depicting
an image taken from the 11th-century
Book of Dalby showing St. Mark as a
scribe (Denmark Sc525).
|Please CLICK on an image for an ENLARGED version.