Sunday, September 27, 2015

Edmund John

[Poland] (b 1894/d 1989)

"Edmund John began his studies in the Architecture Department at the Warsaw Polytechnical Institute and continued at the School of Fine Arts in Warsaw. Besides being interested in graphics and applied art, he was also a painter and poster designer, beginning the latter in 1918. John participated in the following national poster exhibitions: "Art of Warsaw from the Middle Ages to the Mid-Twentieth Century," held in Warsaw in 1962; "From Young Poland to the Present," held in Warsaw in 1966. He also participated in international exhibitions, one in Paris in 1925, where he was awarded a silver medal for his poster "Powszechna Wystawa Krajowa w Poznaniu" [The General National Exhibition in Poznan], and another in Paris in 1937. John was a member of the Graphic Artists Advertising Circle (KAGR). "  it appears that  Edmund John also designed some Banknotes,and medals..


Poland 1948 "Workers Class Unity Congress" (3,3,1) [Photo] Sc(445)

Poland 1949 "Trades' Union Congress,Warsaw" (3,3,3) [Photo] Sc(451,...,453) [ images credit of Stampworld ]

Poland 1950 "60th Anniversary of May Day Manifesto" (2,2,1) [Photo] Sc(472)

Poland 1953 "Polish National Day" (2,1) [Photo] Sc(582,583)

Poland 1953 "Third World Student's Congress, Warsaw" (3,3,1) [Photo] Sc(584,..,586)

Poland 1953 "Reconstruction of Warsaw" (3,3,3) [Engr (S. Lukaszewski)(B. Brandt)(M.R. Polak)][Recess] Sc(595,...,597) [ images credit of Stampworld ]

Poland 1954 "Railway Workers Day" (2,2,1) [Photo] Sc(612,613) [ after a painting by A. Porebski ]

Poland 1954 "500th Anniversary of the return of Pomerania to Poland" (5,5,1) [Engr (C. Slania)][Recess] Sc(643) [ images credit of Stampworld ]

Poland 1955 "Warsaw Monuments (1st Series)" (8,8,3) [Engr (J. Miller 20g)(C. Slania 40g)(B.Brandt 60g)][Recess] Sc(671,672,674) [ images credit of Stampworld ]

Poland 1956 "Warsaw Monuments (2nd series)" (3,3,1) [Engr (C. Slania)(M.R. Polak)(E. Konecki)][Recess] Sc(737,...,739) [ images credit of Stampworld ]

[ I don't have data for Poland after 1970, so updates with new information are possible... the info about the "Warsaw Monuments (1series)" of 1955, could be incomplete... ]

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