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Medium:
paper; ink(multicolored) / photogravure; adhesive
Type:
Postage Stamps
Place:
United States of America
Date:
February 1, 2001
Description:
The Postal Service issued a pane of twenty 34-cent American Illustrators commemorative stamps in New York, New York, on February 1, 2001. These stamps, designed by Carl Herrmann of Carlsbad, California, went on sale nationwide February 2, 2001.
This pane of twenty stamps salutes twenty-one American illustrators whose works were recommended by a panel of experts convened by the Society of Illustrators.
The artwork of Franklin Booth is depicted on the header. Each stamp features details of an illustration that exemplifies an aspect of the following artists' work: Cole Phillips, Robert Fawcett, Joseph Christian Leyendecker, Maxfield Parrish, James Montgomery Flagg, Dean Cornwell, Rose O'Neill, Howard Pyle, Arthur Burdett Frost, Al Parker, Harvey Dunn, Jon Whitcomb, Neysa McMein, Jessie Willcox Smith, Edwin Austin Abbey, John Held, Jr., Norman Rockwell, Newel Convers Wyeth, Rockwell Kent, and Frederic Remington. Verso text provides brief biographical sketches and identifies each illustration.
Avery Dennison produced 125 million stamps in the gravure process.
Reference:
Postal Bulletin (January 11, 2001).
mint
Topic:
Art & Photography  Search this
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Credit line:
Copyright United States Postal Service. All rights reserved.
Object number:
2001.2010.404.9
See more items in:
National Postal Museum Collection
Data Source:
National Postal Museum
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/hm8372c3496-ba5d-47a5-af65-81b51bec8620
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:npm_2001.2010.404.9