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DICTATOR POSTAGE STAMPS | December 2021 - Limited Edition



Published by Corina Manu and Cultural Traffic 2021

Exclusive Limited Edition of 60

Each book has an Unique combination of authentic stamps, issued by the dictator's country.

Available with French and Spanish translation

Dictator Postage Stamps is a compelling companion to 2020 Dictator Banknotes. This publication explore deeper into the grimly allure of absolute power. Designed as an album, it features 25 original postage stamps, each dedicated to a different dictator. Accompanying the stamps are insightful texts that provide a glimpse into each dictator's brutal acts as well as anecdotes that highlight the paradoxical mix of horror and humor in their eventful lives.

Dictator Postage Stamps not only showcases these historical figures but also initiates a thought-provoking discussion about the complexities of identifying with these deeply flawed individuals and the essence of humanity they lost along their path to power.

Dictators featured in the publication:
Enver Hoxha, King Leopold II, The Sultan of Brunei, Jean-Bédel Bokassa, Simón Bolivar, Fidel Castro, Mobutu Sese Seko, Gamal Abdel Nasser, Haile Selasse, Napoleon Bonaparte, Philipp Pétain, Adolf Hitler, Gaius Julius Caesar, Sukarno, António de Oliveira Salazar, Nicolae Ceaușescu, Vlad the Impaler, Hendrik Verwoerd, Francisco Franco, Bashar Hafez al-Assad, Chiang Kai-Shek, Mustafa Kemal Ataturk, Joseph Stalin, Hugo Chávez, Ho Chi Minh.

Designed by Sam Boxer

Digital printed inner on 150gsm Munken Pure Rough
Silkscreen cover on GF Smith Colorplan Yellow 135gsm