Tuesday, November 11, 2014

Ferenc Helbing

[Hungary] (b 1870/d 1958)

Helbing was born in Érsekújvár, today in Slovakia. He started his career as a lithographer, and after studying Applied Graphics and Applied Arts became a printing manager. Taught at the College of Applied Graphics (from 1906) then at the College of Applied Arts (from 1910); he was the designer of many Hungarian banknotes and also created posters, stamps, illustrations for books, glass paintings and murals (e.g. at the Palace Hotel (Palotaszálló) in Lillafüred) ;  won a number of prizes on applied arts and graphics competitions. Some of his works can be seen in the Hungarian National Gallery.


Hungary 1920 "Return of Prisioners of War from Siberia Fund" (3,3,3) [Litho] Sc(B69,...,B71)

Hungary 1921 "Madonna & Child" (2,1) [Typo] Sc(378,379)

Hungary 1923 "Birth Centenary of Sandor Petofi (Poet)" (5,5,2) [Litho] Sc(B74,B75)

Hungary 1924 "Tuberculosis Relief Fund" (3,3,1) [Engr (F. Schirnbock)][Recess] Sc(B79)

Hungary 1925 "Birth Centenary of Maurus Jokai (Novelist)" (3,1) [Litho] Sc(400,...,402)

Hungary 1925 "Sports Association ; Charity" (8,8,8) [Litho] Sc(B80,...,B87) 

Hungary 1926 "Various Designs" (16,4,4) [Litho (1f to 8f)][Engr (F. Schirnbock)][Typo (10f to 40f)][Recess (1p to 5p)]

 Hungary 1928 "890th Death anniversary of St. Stephen" (3,1) [Engr (F. Schirnbock)][Recess] Sc(422,424,426) 

Hungary 1930 "Admiral Nicholas Horthy" (5,1) [Litho] Sc(445,...,449)

Hungary 1930 "900th Anniversary of St. Emerich" (4,4,4) [Litho] Sc(B88,...,B91)

Hungary 1932 "Madonna, Patroness of Hungary" (4,1) [Photo] Sc(462,465)

Hungary 1933 "Air" (9,4,1) [Photo] Sc(C26,C27)

Hungary 1935 "Tercentenary of Budapest University" (6,2,1) [Photo] Sc(492,494,495)

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