Tuesday, September 13, 2016

Talk: Development of Postal Communication in Cyprus, from the 14th to 20th century

The Cyprus High Commission-Cultural Section and the British Library cordially invite you to a public lecture by Paul Skinner Lead Curator, Philatelic Collections, British Library entitled

“Development of Postal Communication in Cyprus, from the 14th to 20th century”

The lecture will provide a description of the conditions and development of postal routes to and from Cyprus, reflecting the growth of commercial activity and population. Topics will include the Venetian period, the Ottoman postal service, Austrian and British post offices that operated in Cyprus, and Cypriot posts including the development of rural posts.

Held under the auspices of the High Commissioner for the Republic of Cyprus Euripides L. Evriviades

Friday, 23 September 2016, The British Library, 96 Euston Road, NW1 2DB, Conference Centre, Brönte Room at 6:15 p.m.

A drinks reception will follow.

Attendance is free but registration is required. If you plan to attend please email Chris Michaelides chris.michaelides@bl.uk and type Cyprus Lecture in the subject line.

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