Postal Curator Daniel Piazza to Discuss Historical Period of Italian Philately
On Sunday, July 31, 2022, at 7 p.m., renowned stamp expert Daniel A. Piazza will give a virtual talk to AMHS members on a historical period of Italian stamps. His topic will be “The ‘Fascist Style’ in Italian Philately, 1922-1941.”
Piazza has been the Chief Curator of the Smithsonian’s National Postal Museum since 2014. He is responsible for exhibitions, acquisitions and research related to the museum’s collection of 6 million postage stamps and postal artifacts comprising one of the largest such collections in the world. His exhibitions have included “Freedom Just Around the Corner: Black America from Civil War to Civil Rights,” which won the 2016 Smithsonian Research Prize.
Details on the Zoom link will follow closer to the date of the talk.