Confederation, Charlottetown, 1864
Date of Issue
June 1, 1935
Perforation or Dimension
Canadian Bank Note Company, Limited.
Designed by Herman Herbert Schwartz. Picture engraved by William Adolph. Picture finished by Edwin H. Gunn. Background engraved by Joseph Keller.
This issue of stamps in higher values continues to depict scenes of Canadian interest from coast to coast.
A group of delegates attended the preliminary Conference on Canadian Confederation, on 1st September, 1864, in Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island. This historical event is significant since it was one of the main factors in crystalizing sentiment for Confederation of the Canadian provinces.
Patrick, Douglas and Mary Patrick. Canada's Postage Stamps. Toronto, McClelland and Stewart Limited, 1964, p. 73.
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