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Hudson Bay discovered

Hudson Bay discovered Canada Postage Stamp
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Title

Hudson Bay discovered

Denomination

34¢

Date of Issue

August 29, 1986

Quantity

4,940,000

Postal Administration

Canada

Series

Exploration of Canada, Discoverers

Series Time Span

1986 - 1989

Perforation or Dimension

12.5 x 13

Printer

Ashton-Potter Limited.

Creators

Designed by Frederick Hagan.

About Stamp

These four stamps, the first in a series, honour discoverers of Canada who stand in the forefront of those who have risked everything to discover the unknown. Seeking the elusive Northwest Passage to Asia in 1610, Henry Hudson led the way through the dangerous Hudson Strait into Hudson Bay, a major pathway to the North American hinterland. Artist Frederick Hagan of Newmarket, Ontario, painted the four images. Through landscape, maps and other cultural objects, these stamps present a variety of moods, characters and experiences rather than a literal approach to the subjects. J.F. Britton of Oakville worked with the artist on developing the typography for the stamp designs.

Reference

Canada Post Corporation. [Postage Stamp Press Release], 1986.

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