The Postal Museum’s Vatican City stamp collection provides a set of resources for the classroom. The subjects found on the stamps and the messages they embody touch upon many important topics from art, history, and religious studies. This Featured Collection allows teachers to review potential uses of these stamps for visual analysis and object exploration.
The Featured Collection is divided into three categories rich with potential: Saints, Biblical Stories, and Papal History. Each part provides examples and suggested strategies that will integrate other subjects. Teachers and students are encouraged to use digitial images from the Vatican City stamp collection for historical research, image analysis, and religious study. The Arago weblink for the Vatican City stamp collection can be found under Resources of this Featured Collection.