İdil Sanat ve Dil Dergisi
Cilt 7, Sayı 46  Haziran 2018  (ISSN: 2146-9903, E-ISSN: 2147-3056)

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Stamp is a valuable paper which various images, figures, and motifs that represent the dominant country’s where stamp belongs to, political, cultural, historical events, fine arts, geography, etc. , are printed on its frontage, a special glue is spreaded on its back face, mostly square or rectangle, but also can be prepared in the shape of triangle, hexagon, round, etc., and situated ın various sizes. At the same time, stamp is a collection and communication tool, in this sense it is a cultural promotion material. In modern days, the stamps which are produced in different areas, purposes, and topics, are used as valuable paper status which its printing and sale is planned by the states.
One of the topics that are placed in the produced stamps, is “Woman”. The purpose which in this study, is to analyze woman facts that are placed in some stamps, from Ottomans to nowadays.
The stamps up to the date on which the first survey was made were examined and the use of the female according to years was assessed visually and subjectively According to this; in general the woman's maternal role is held in the foreground, At the same time some of the stamps include important woman personalities’ who left a mark in the stage of history, portraits, some other ones include woman figures that were and still are approached in social roles.
At the same time, the approached stamps present sections from daily life with the design characteristics that stamps have.
Keywords: Stamp, Turkish Stamp History, Ottoman Stamps, Women topic Stamps, Letter, Postal Service