Celery is a bi-annual herbaceous plant, which also forms part of the Apiaceae family and is grown as a vegetable crop for its leaves and its tuberous root and is consumed as a vegetable. In olden times, celery was known as "Selenon" or the "moon plant".
|Design:||Mariepol Goetzinger (L)|
|Printing:||High-definition Offset in four-colour process by Bpost Stamps Factory, Malines (B)|
|Size:||27.66 x 40.20 mm, 10 stamps per sheet|
Mariepol Goetzinger designed the stamps in this series using a very thick hand-made paper, which enhances the contrast with the subtle watercolour wash drawings. She works at the Natural History Museum in the museological department. Mariepol Goetzinger studied at the “Lycée des Arts et Métiers” and regularly undergoes training in Trier and in Berlin.