Tampere Cathedral will be one hundred years old in May. The event is being commemorated with a special stamp designed by Ilona Ilottu, Petri Salmela and Eeva Sivula of Dog design.
The picture area of the stamp is divided into two parts. The background of one section, in close-up, is the granite wall of the church and part of an Art Nouveau-inspired stylised dandelion console. On top of this the designers have placed a small, vignette-type overall view of the cathedral. On the other section of the stamp, we see a vertical view up to the starry vault, which bears the Snake Fresco by Hugo Simberg (1873