A full print bag with a PLN 5,000 banknote with the image of Fryderyk Chopin
The author of the composers' images on NBP banknotes is Andrzej Heidrich, known for his designs of covers and illustrations for the Czytelnik publishing house (including books by Jarosław Iwaszkiewicz or Ryszard Kapuściński). Philatelists certainly associate Heidrich's edition as the creator of many postage stamp designs. The series of banknotes Great Poles, in which the images of Fryderyk Chopin, Stanisław Moniuszko and Ignacy Jan Paderewski were immortalized, were created in the years 1974–1993. The image of Fryderyk Chopin appears on the face value of PLN 5,000, Stanisław Moniuszko: PLN 100,000, and the most expensive Polish composer was Ignacy Jan Paderewski, whose portrait was put on the bank with the face value of PLN 2,000,000.
The images of the composers with the characteristic "line" of the graphic were used on PWM products without any changes. Production of bags with images of composers as part of the Polish Music Heritage project Guarantee of cooperation with Mr. Andrzej Heidrich, his heirs and the National Bank of Poland. Thank you.
See also other products in the series:
Bag "Moniuszko na bogato"
Cotton Bag "Paderewski na bogato"
- Published: 2021
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