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Uruguay - Envelope with commemorative stamp on the Abolition of Slavery

­Envelope with stamp from the first day of issuance reproducing one of the works of Pedro Figari entitled Candombe. The Candombe was one of the most widely known pictorial scenes from the work of Figari. In these scenes he recreated a dance by freed slaves that survived to our days.

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State of conservation

Good condition. It is kept in a non-acid paper bag.

Type of document

Official envelope of the Oriental Republic of Uruguay with stamp

Current Use

It is part of the archive that documents and refers to the life and works of Pedro Figari


Imprenta Nacional de Montevideo (National Printing House of Montevideo)

Publication date

28 July 1976


Dirección Nacional de Correos (National Postal Administration)