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Quebec, Scene de rue, Montreal

Quebec, Scene de rue, Montreal Canada Postage Stamp
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Title
Quebec, Scene de rue, Montreal
Denomination
30¢
Date of Issue
June 30, 1982
Quantity
5,771,000
Postal Administration
Canada
Series
Canada Day 1982, Canada Through the Eyes of Its Artists
Series Time Span
1982
Perforation or Dimension
12.5 x 12
Printer
Ashton-Potter Limited.
Creators
Designed by Jean Morin.
Original Artwork
Adrien Hébert, "Scène de rue, Montréal", circa 1933 Musée national des beaux-arts du Québec, Québec, Quebec
About Stamp
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. Adrien Hébert's winter street scene in bustling Montreal, owned by the Musée du Québec, represents Quebec, Canada's largest province. 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.
Reference
Canada Post Corporation. [Postage Stamp Press Release], 1982.
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