400th anniversary of preservation of the miraculous icon of the Mother of God in Budslau

Newsletter # 24 (523) June 20, 2013
On July 6, 2013 the Ministry of Communications and Informatization of the Republic of Belarus will issue the souvenir sheet 400th anniversary of preservation of the miraculous icon of the Mother of Godin Budslau
 
Designer: Yelena Medved. Printing: offset. Colour: full colour. Paper: chalk-surfaced, gummed. Perforation: frame 12 3/4. Size of the stamp in the souvenir sheet: 40x56 mm.
Size of the souvenir sheet: 66,5x83,2 mm. While printing the souvenir sheet they used the technology of relief stamping and thermal stamping by metalized foil of golden colour. Print quantity: 15.000 souvenir sheets.
 
The souvenir sheet was printed at the Republican Unitary Enterprise Bobruisk Integrated Printing House named after A. T.  Nepogodin.
 
The miraculous icon of the Mother of God is one of the most worshipped catholic icons in Belarus. It is placed in the Roman Catholic Church of Ascension of the Blessed Virgin Mary in the village of Budslau of Miadzel district, Minsk region.
In 2013 Catholics celebrate the 400th anniversary of preservation of the miraculous icon of the Mother of God in Budslau.
The icon was painted in oil on canvas sized 72x65 sm. Its iconography belongs to the West-European Hodegetria type. The icons frame is made in the early 17th century. In 1998 the icon was solemnly crowned by Cardinal Kazimir Sviontak.
 
Souvenir sheet No. 96
 
 
 
Elements of protection
 
 
No. 963
400th anniversary of preservation
of the miraculous icon of the Mother of God in Budslau
 
 
 
 
 
15000 BYR
 

Colour of the postmark — red.
 
FDC and special postmark designed by Ye. Medved
Special cancellation on FDC will be carried out at the post office of Budslau on the souvenir sheet issuing day.
 

# 23 (522) 20.05.2013 | Postage stamps of 2013 | # 26 (525) 28.06.2013

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