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Canadian Farm Scene, Ontario

Canadian Farm Scene, Ontario Canada Postage Stamp
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Title
Canadian Farm Scene, Ontario
Denomination
Date of Issue
September 16, 1946
Quantity
15,100,000
Postal Administration
Canada
Perforation or Dimension
12
Printer
Canadian Bank Note Company, Limited.
Creators
Picture engraved by Warrell Hauck. Designed by Herman Herbert Schwartz.
About Stamp

With the exception of the war issues of 1942-43 and certain special commemorative stamps, all pictorial postage stamps issued between 1927 and 1945 have illustrated subjects relating to Canada's history, geography, agriculture, and natural resources. The end of the war provided desirable opportunity to use subjects emphasizing the new industrial importance of Canada. In 1946 the Department decided to replace Canada's wartime pictorial postage stamps with an issue intended to provide a pictorial survey of Canada's primary industries and raw materials. The issue placed emphasis on the reconversion of Canadian industry to a peacetime basis.

Canadian Farm Scene

Eastern Canada farm scene illustrating the vital farm products and farm activities. The scene is a composite from four photographs. The farm house is from a photograph taken in Eastern Ontario, the barn from a farm in Western Ontario, the silo from Central Ontario and the ploughmen and horses from Quebec.

Reference
Patrick, Douglas and Mary Patrick. Canada's Postage Stamps. Toronto, McClelland and Stewart Limited, 1964, p. 83.
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