|1993: Christmas - Carvings from Alter Triptych (Design - Antonia Graschberger)|
The Birth of Christ with lots of teeny tiny angels, I think you can never have enough angels and the wood carvers thought so too. The stamp is more restrained.
|2010: Christmas (Design - Bruce Goold)|
The shepherds (and sheep) not only got the 'Angel of the Lord' but they heard a multitude of the heavenly host.
|1988: Christmas - Flight into Egypt - 15th Century Book of Hours|
when an angel warns Joseph in a dream to take his family and flee to Egypt. The other figure is Salome the midwife or nurse who accompanied them, according to the apocrypha. She is often depicted in art with a satchel and a pole.
Sunday Stamps theme this week - Religious Christmas - See It On A Postcard