Butcher shop window in Nancy, France. Nancy is the capital of the Lorraine region (of quiche fame), and was home to the famous École de Nancy, a group of artists and architects who worked in the Art Nouveau style at the end of the 19th century and the early 20th century. Their work made Nancy a centre of art and architecture that rivaled Paris and helped give the city the nickname "Capital of the East".
Permanent rate Mariane definitive for international mailing. The rest of this definitive series features the same image of France's national symbol in different colours.