|On 15 February 2011, the Post Office of Moldova (Poșta Moldovei) issued a series of postage stamps with the title Architecture - Buildings. The issue comprises six stamps, with associated cancellation (postmark) and first day cover (FDC). The designer was Vitaliu Pogolşa. The printing was performed by Tipografia Centrală, Chişinău.|
The Ralli Family Mansion. Dolna, Strășeni
Zamfir Ralli was the scion of boyar aristocracy from the principality of Moldavia: his paternal grandfather Zamfirache Ralli was an ennobled Greek merchant, married into the local Romanian elite; Zamfir's mother was an ethnic Ukrainian. Although cosmopolitan, the future activist always prioritized his Romanian roots, changing his birth name to Arbore (var. Arbure) in the belief that his Romanian ancestors had inherited the name and boyar status from the ancient Arbore family. Zamfirache's son Constantin, the friend of poet Alexander Pushkin, was reputedly adopted by Dimitrie Arbore. He also inherited a Bessarabian manorial estate in Dolna, which in the 1820s had served as the Pushkin's vacation house. Read more..This article uses material from the Wikipedia article 'Zamfir_Arbore#Biography', which is released under the Creative Commons Attribution-Share-Alike License 3.0.
The Mirzoian (Manuc Bei) Mansion. Hîncești
Manuc Bei (the common Romanian rendering of Manuk Bey, the Turkish name of Emanuel Mârzayan; 1769-1817) was an Armenian merchant, diplomat and inn-keeper. Read more..This article uses material from the Wikipedia article 'Manuc_Bei', which is released under the Creative Commons Attribution-Share-Alike License 3.0.
The Balioz Family Mansion. Ivancea, Orhei
Gymnasium for Girls. Soroca
The Pommer Mansion and Estate. Dondușeni
The Hasnaș Family Mansion. Sofia, Drochia
FIRST DAY COVERS (FDC) AND CANCELLATIONS (POSTMARKS)