Kangaroo and map: 1913-2013. Australia Post 2013. OCLC: 852400462
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Colour lithographic poster advertising two different sets of stamps and associated products. At the top of the poster are images of products produced to commemorate the centenary of the first Australian Commonwealth postage stamp issue. Originally released in 1913, 12 years after Federation, the Kangaroo and map stamp, was the result of an international design competiton. However the design by no single artist, proved contentious and was not well liked. Below a large image of the commemorative stamp are images of some of the associated products. In the bottom part of the poster are images of two stamps issued jointly with Israel to commemorate the Battle of Beersheba. The 60c base-rate stamp features the statue of an Australian Light Horseman in the Park of the Australian Soldier at Beersheva (Be'er Sheva) in Israel. The \$2.60 stamp features contemporary images of Australian Light Horsemen. The Battle of Beersheba which took place on 31 October 1917, was part of a wider British offensive known as the third Battle of Gaza during World War I. The capture of Beersheba was part of a chain of events which eventually culminated in the establishment of the state of Israel in 1948. The images are set in a blue banner, on the buff background of the poster. Around the edge of the poster is a graphic border in grey.
@book{australia_post_kangaroo_2013,
	title = {Kangaroo and map: 1913-2013},
	shorttitle = {Kangaroo and map},
	abstract = {Colour lithographic poster advertising two different sets of stamps and associated products. At the top of the poster are images of products produced to commemorate the centenary of the first Australian Commonwealth postage stamp issue. Originally released in 1913, 12 years after Federation, the Kangaroo and map stamp, was the result of an international design competiton. However the design by no single artist, proved contentious and was not well liked. Below a large image of the commemorative stamp are images of some of the associated products. In the bottom part of the poster are images of two stamps issued jointly with Israel to commemorate the Battle of Beersheba. The 60c base-rate stamp features the statue of an Australian Light Horseman in the Park of the Australian Soldier at Beersheva (Be'er Sheva) in Israel. The \$2.60 stamp features contemporary images of Australian Light Horsemen. The Battle of Beersheba which took place on 31 October 1917, was part of a wider British offensive known as the third Battle of Gaza during World War I. The capture of Beersheba was part of a chain of events which eventually culminated in the establishment of the state of Israel in 1948. The images are set in a blue banner, on the buff background of the poster. Around the edge of the poster is a graphic border in grey.},
	language = {English},
	author = {{Australia Post}},
	year = {2013},
	note = {OCLC: 852400462},
}

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