Stamp: Architecture in Israel stamp, Jerusalem
The stamp issued in April 1992, shows the ground plan of the National Institutions Bulding in Jerusalem, built between 1823-32, with the offices of the Jewish Agency, the Zionist Management, Keren Hayesod Foundation Fund and Keren Kayemet National Fund. The Architect, Yohanan (Eugen) Ratner was born in Odessa, Russia, completed his studies in archetecture in Germany. In 1923 he came to live in Eretz Issrael and was appointed Professor of the Architecture Faculty at the Haifa Technion. He designed many buildings, public and private.
The stamp with an information sheet are enclosed in a plastic protection sheet