Palestine postage stampطابع البريد الفلسطيني

Palestine postage stamp  [59 x 36 cm]

Embroidery: Janet Jameel Hamad, Amman [Jerusalem]

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.

Era: British Mandate (1920—1948)

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