Tuesday, June 22, 2010

FAUX POSTAGE SCIENCE FICTION STAMPS/ aphrodite born of the shell/ REPUBLIC OF THE MOON/ a protocommemorative stamp issued by the Lunar Postal Administration

Aphrodite Born of the Shell
Republic of the Moon
by Eric Whollem
edition of 100, plus ten artist's proofs
Copyright by the artist

Aphrodite Born of a Conch Shell

Botticelli's famous painting of the birth of Aphrodite
sees her born of a clam shell. The legend has been modified
on the Moon, where the postal administration of the lunar
republic sees the goddess born of a conch.

Artist stamps, artistamps, cinderella stamps, fantasy stamps, faux postage, mail art, micronation stamps by Eric Whollem.

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