Yukon Territory, The Highway near Kluane Lake
Date of Issue
June 30, 1982
Canada Day 1982, Canada Through the Eyes of Its Artists
Series Time Span
Perforation or Dimension
12.5 x 12
Designed by Jean Morin.
Alexander Young Jackson, "The Highway near Kluane Lake", 1943 National Gallery of Canada, Ottawa, Ontario
The striking beauty and diversity of the face of Canada have always been a source of inspiration to its artists. To celebrate Canada Day, Canada Post Corporation presents a miniature sheet of twelve paintings, each one an artist's interpretation of a scene from the ten provinces and two territories. A.Y. Jackson's painting of "The Highway near Kluane Lake", in the National Gallery collection reflects the wild and lonely beauty of the Yukon. The sheet layout of all twelve stamps was arranged to enhance each individual stamp. Both the layout and the typography are the work of Jean Morin and Pierre Sasseville of Montreal.
Canada Post Corporation. [Postage Stamp Press Release], 1982.
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