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John Howe Portfolio

J. R. R. Tolkien 1892–1973 Stamps

Designed for the Swiss Post

2 September 2023 marks the 50th anniversary of the death of J. R. R. Tolkien, the British author who had a pivotal influence on the fantasy genre thanks to his novels “The Lord of the Rings” and “The Hobbit”. These special stamps were designed by well-known artist John Howe, who lives in Switzerland, and pay tribute to Tolkien’s artistic heritage with four scenes from the iconic works.

John Howe J. R. R. Tolkien Stamps
John Howe Tolkien Stamps Gandalf
John Howe Tolkien Stamps The Shire
John Howe Tolkien Stamps the Argonath
John Howe Tolkien Stamps Smaug
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