Did Austria / Hungary copy Benjamin Franklin and Joseph Breitnell
Every since I have collected stamps, the Austria / Hungary Revenues have been a source of real curiosity.
The background featured the veins of a leaf. Why did they choose such an unconventional design?PS: It is believed to be a Leaf of the Linden Tree.
After 20 odd years, perhaps more, the answers to my questions were answered by Jennifer L Roberts.
A truly fascinating read
"The Veins of Pennsylvania : Benjamin Franklin's Nature-Print Currency"