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Pillar Of The Community
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Posted 04/29/2011   4:41 pm  Show Profile Bookmark this topic Add lithograving to your friends list Get a Link to this Message
I believe we haven't had a thread about
Arches, Columns, Gates etc.
So here we go.

Italy

Scott 641

Looking out on to a view of Siena.


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Posted 04/29/2011   4:43 pm  Show Profile Bookmark this reply Add lithograving to your friends list  Get a Link to this Reply
The capital of a Corinthian column.

Italy

Scott 938


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A couple of the Brandenburg Gate.

Berlin

Michel 140



West Germany/ German Federal Republic

Michel 510

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Posted 04/29/2011   4:57 pm  Show Profile Bookmark this reply Add bobgggg to your friends list  Get a Link to this Reply
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Posted 04/29/2011   5:04 pm  Show Profile Bookmark this reply Add lithograving to your friends list  Get a Link to this Reply
Arc de Triomphe.

Yup that's a good one Bob.
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Spain has some fascinating architecture and much of
it has a distinct Moorish influence.

Just recently watched on TV the first in a series of
episodes about the Moors' presence in Spain for
almost 800 years.
Fascinating story.

Here are some Spanish stamps with various types of columns.









The interesting thing of the last stamp is that it is a church
called Santa Marķa la Blanca, but was erected as a Synagogue
in 1180 by Islamic architects for Jewish use and became a church
in the early fifteenth century.
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Santa_...Da_la_Blanca


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Some more Spanish columns.
Notice also the fine engraving on these stamps.





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Posted 05/01/2011   8:43 pm  Show Profile Bookmark this reply Add lithograving to your friends list  Get a Link to this Reply
Entrance gate to the Monastery of Santa Marķa de Sigena.




Main portal to the Oruro convent in Bolivia.



Gate to the Colonial House, Nicaragua.


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Wow, great topic and great stamps!
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A few from Mexico



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Posted 05/02/2011   12:38 pm  Show Profile Bookmark this reply Add rod222 to your friends list  Get a Link to this Reply


A nice British Arch...

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Posted 05/02/2011   1:01 pm  Show Profile Bookmark this reply Add kirks to your friends list  Get a Link to this Reply
How about one of the Canadian "Arches" ...



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Posted 05/02/2011   1:22 pm  Show Profile Bookmark this reply Add mhc99 to your friends list  Get a Link to this Reply
C.N.E. Centennial, Prince's Gate.


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Posted 05/02/2011   4:16 pm  Show Profile Bookmark this reply Add lithograving to your friends list  Get a Link to this Reply

Arco de Barą, a 12m/40ft high triumphal arch from the second century AD was dedicated to Lucius Licinius Sura.







I don't know the name or location of the Gate below.



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Posted 05/02/2011   4:21 pm  Show Profile Bookmark this reply Add lithograving to your friends list  Get a Link to this Reply
The columns on the coat of arms of Badajoz appear to be topped
by Doric capitals.


SPAIN

Scott 1050

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Edited by lithograving - 10/31/2019 1:15 pm
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Posted 05/02/2011   4:24 pm  Show Profile Bookmark this reply Add lithograving to your friends list  Get a Link to this Reply
Marius, are those from Mexico engraved?

Could you perhaps post a larger scan?
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