The Empire of Amphora
by Eric Whollem
editions of 100, plus ten artist's proofs
48 x 79 mm.
Copyright by the artist.
A Primitive Carving of a Selkie
A PHANTOM CINDERELLA STAMP
The Amphoran Postal Union issued this stamp to
honor the arts of the colony of Mermen from the
north coast of Amphora. This is legendarily the
center of Aquatic Learning in the Empire of Amphora.
Hippocampus is the city of the learned ones.
For them this stamp was issued. It commemorates
immemorial bricabrac whittled at sea by the ancient
The postal value of this stamp is One Krater.
Postmaster General of the Amphoran Postal Union
The Mermaids of Amphora
A STAMP BOOK BY ERIC WHOLLEM
In 2001 I self published a few stamp books, which
included stamps like the one above.
The stamps were signed on the back and enclosed in
protective acetate mounts.
"The Selkie" appeared in the edition entitled, The
Mermaids of Amphora, now out of print.
Mermaids, artist stamps, artistamps, fantasy stamps, faux postage, cinderella stamps, mail art,