Epic Faroese Postal Art

The Faroese Philatelic Office has released a number of beautiful stamps depicting scenes from Norse mythology, among other things relating to Faroese life.

If you wish to see these works of beauty, click here .

And here is Anker Eli Petersen’s homepage where you can find more images/info (he’s the artist).

For those not in the know, the Faroes are an autonomous group of North Atlantic “sheep islands” under Danish sovereignty located between Iceland, Norway, and Scotland:

http://www.faroeislands.com/

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