1958 Philately Week

A commemorative postage stamp on the Stamp Week, 1958 :

646 Woman with Umbrella, wood-cut by Kiyonaga [Japan Stamp 1958]Issued by Japan

Issued on Apr 20, 1958

Issued for : To mark the Philately Week beginning with April 20, a 10 yen postage stamp having for its design a work by Kiyonaga Torii, ukiyoe artist (1752-1815) of the Yedo period, will be issued to be on sale throughout Japan and by correspondence with the Philatelic Agency, Tokyo Central Post Office.

Design : Block Print “From the Public Bath in a Rain” by Kiyonaga Torii.

Designer : Minoru Hisano

Printing Colors : Four colors: dull red, yellowish brown, grayish blue and black.

Type : Stamp, Postal Used

Denomination : 10 Yen

Paper : White without watermark

Printing Process : Photogravure

Size of Impression : 33 mm x 48 mm

Sheet Composition : 10 (5 x 2) stamps per sheet

Quantity Issued : 20,000,000 stamps

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