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Saskatchewan, Brown Shadows

Saskatchewan, Brown Shadows Canada Postage Stamp
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Title
Saskatchewan, Brown Shadows
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
Dorothy Elsie Perehudoff Knowles, "Brown Shadows", 1977 Edmonton Art Gallery, Edmonton, Alberta
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. "Brown Shadows," in the Edmonton Art Gallery, shows the quiet beauty of Saskatchewan's prairie landscape as rendered in charcoal and watercolour by Dorothy Knowles. 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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