On October 18, 2013
Post Authority of Jordan launched a set of
stamps depicting some prehistoric animals. Stamps are issued in two mini
sheets, printed by Henan Post Printing Factory in China
Henan Post Printing Factory (The
Anti-counterfeit Technology Printing
company of Henan province) built in 1970, it is a pioneer company of
China in printing field
and gain 5 times printing award in China.The company print 50% envelope
and gift card for China
Post Systerm. Main prodctse are: postage stamp, envelope. vouchers,
paper boxes, Books, Brochure, Paper bag, Postcard. and relate to paper
The stamps shows a mix of prehistoric animals,
who leaved at different geologic times at different location of the
world. As far I know, any fossil of depicting animals are
found in Jordan to date.
of these stamps are big Wallpaper
The first is a product of Walltastic
Ltd company "Dinosaur
Land Wallpaper Mural
8ft x 10ft" offered in Amazon an other
online-stores. Amazon's description of the Mural:
the next generation of designer wallpaper murals, designed by kids for
Dinosaur Land Walltastic, experience the thrill and danger amongst the
dinosaurs, bring your room to life with Walltastic Dinosaur Land.
Dinosaurs like you’ve never seen them before… Can you survive in the
footsteps of giants?
Highly detailed, unique, computer-generated murals. Suitable for Tots
to Teens. Easy to put upin
12 pieces. For kids bedrooms, Nurseries, Playrooms or Games Rooms.
Walltastic is interactive and educational for your children by giving
them opportunities for identifying all of the elements of the design
such as animals and characters."
origin of the second poster is a "Dinosaur Collage" available on
various internet stores as posters, puzzle, wallpaper etc.
Actually not all of depicting
Dinosaurs. Pterodactyl is a flying reptilie, Arsinoitherium
(right bottom corner) is an extinct genus of paenungulate mammal
related to elephants. These species were rhinoceros-like herbivores
that lived during the late Eocene and the early Oligocene of northern
Africa from 36 to 30 million years ago - a while after all dinosaurs
from our planet. All prehistoric animals are depicting on the Collage
are from pictures of famouse paleo-artist
Zdenek Burian (1905-1981). Fisrt two images are just rotated,
others copied as is, but painted in other colors:
Feeding Young "
by Zdenek Burian, 1960
by Zdenek Burian, 1956
by Zdenek Burian, 1938
by Zdenek Burian, 1967
by Zdenek Burian, 1955
by Zdenek Burian, 1941
by Zdenek Burian, 1955
by Zdenek Burian, 1961