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Northwest Territories, Along Great Slave Lake

Title

Northwest Territories, Along Great Slave Lake

Denomination

30¢

Date of Issue

June 30, 1982

Year

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

René Richard, "Le long du grand lac des Esclaves", 1960 University of Ottawa, Ottawa, Ontario

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. The Northwest Territories are represented by René Richard's "Along Great Slave Lake", an oil in the University of Ottawa Permanent Collection. 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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