handover 2

世代を引き継ぐ手と手 -その2

22 April 1980, Sweden
designer: G. Oddner (1.60K) & S.-E. Delér (1.40K)
engraver: Zlatko Jakus

Two stamps to show caring minds and also handover of generations.  I have been thinking about change of generations – very personal matter, as well as a part of long human history.  Hands represent one’s wish, to be treated with dignity and supportive mind for growing ones.

Wrinkled hand is depicted warmly by fine intaglio engraving.  Humble, yet strong stamps.

切手タイトルの「Care」は、介護と保育の両方を指すのだと思います。ここ数日、齢を重ねて生きることや人類の歴史の中での世代交替についてあれこれ考えることが多かったのです。ここでは「手」は、次の世代を育てることを象徴しているようです 。

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