Palestine postage stamp

Palestine postage stamp

British Mandate (1920—1948)

Source: Antiques international
Embroidery: Janet Jameel Hamad, Amman [Jerusalem]
Size: 59 x 36 cm

The Palestine postage stamp had English, Arabic and Hebrew text.  Hebrew was given equal status to Arabic and English even though the Jewish  population was only around 10 per cent.The special treatment of that population was written into the terms of the Mandate with the Balfour Declaration.

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