Wednesday, July 22, 2015

Abdul Gafour Khan Brishna [1st Part (1931/1936) ]

[Afghanistan] (b 1907/d 1974)

 In 1921 he was sent by king Amanullah and other teenage students to Germany for higher education. There he studied painting and lithography at the Munich Arts Academy , Leipzig and Berlin, among others. In Germany Breshna became acquainted with his future wife –Marguerhee, whom he married 1928. In 1931 Breshna returned with his wife and the first son to Kabul... (..)  from 1930 to 1939 Brishna was Director of the Kabul College of Arts and Crafts.. (..) In his pictures and Portraits, he brought to life road scenes, landscapes scenes of the country life and the soul of the people.. (..) From 1938-1943 Brishna served as general manager of the national press and publishing house responsible for the establishment and organization of the newspapers and magazines.. (..) As director of music and a later president of radio Afghanistan (1943-1953) he promoted the traditional music of his homeland...


Afghanistan1931 "13th Independence Day" (1 [Litho] Sc(262)

Afghanistan1932 "Inauguration of the National Council" (6,6,6) [Typo] Sc(263,...,268)

Afghanistan1932 "Sights and Views of Afghanistan" (12,12,12) [Typo] Sc(269,...,280) [ images credit of StampWorld ]

Afghanistan1932 "14th Independence Day" (1) [Litho] Sc(287)

Afghanistan1932 "Liberation Monument" (1) [Typo] Sc(288)

Afghanistan1933 "15th Independence Day" (1) [Typo] Sc(289)

Afghanistan1934 "16th Independence Day" (1) [Litho] Sc(306) [ images credit of StampWorld ]

Afghanistan1934/1938 "Same as 1932 Issue w/ new colors and 2 new designs" (16,14,14) [Typo] Sc(296,297,300,301)

Afghanistan1935 "17th Independence Day" (1) [Litho] Sc(309)

Afghanistan1936 "18th Independence Day" (1) [Litho] Sc(310)

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