Nicki and 'The Giant Pandarus' (front)

Rich and 'The Giant Pandarus' (back), photo by Nicki
Rich and "The Giant Pandarus" (back side)

The Giant Pandarus (and Nicki)
Artist: Gus Garcia
(photo by Rich)

This philatelic panda is incorporates two different designs, in the form of giant postage stamps. The front depicts some of the more familiar signts of Washington, D.C., while the back celebrates former president Richard Nixon's visit to China in 1972 that initiated formal relations between the two nations and resulted in the gift of two giant pandas to the National Zoo.

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