Hed Arzi

Hed Arzi (Israel) / c. 1949

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Design: Twin palms flank a desert scene, with twin hills in the background and a rising sun on the far horizon. The single colour printing of red is cost-effective and visually dramatic, with shading achieved by stippling.

History: Label scan courtesy of music researcher and collector Bill Dean-Myatt of the U.K. Israel became an independent country in 1948. Founded in 1909, Tel Aviv soon grew into the country's second major commercial and manufacturing centre.

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