Works of Documentary Filmmaker Featured on New Taiwanese Stamps

03 Sep 2018  Mon

Taiwan Post released a special souvenir sheet called "Taiwan from the Air" on 8th June honouring the documentary filmmaker Chi Po-lin. The legendary photographer and environmentalist lost his life in 2017 in a helicopter crash when he was filming a sequel to the 2013 documentary Beyond Beauty: Taiwan from Above.

The sheet comprises of 4 se-tenant stamps featuring aerial photographs by Chi. The NT$8 stamp depicts Cattle on Mount Dajian, Hengchun, Pingtung County; the NT$9 stamp shows A Choir on Mount Jade, Nantou County; the NT$13 stamp depicts Setting Sun over Fish-farms, Yongan, Kaohsiung City, and the NT$15 stamp features Giant Footprints in Paddy Fields at Yuli, Hualien Country. The sheet is designed by Arteck Creative Consultants and they were printed by offset at France’s La Poste.

Image Courtesy: Taiwan Post

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