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Considering Canada's vastness, it is not surprising that we are a leader in communications and that many innovations in the field were developed in this country. In the 1830's Charles Fenerty, a Nova Scotian, observed wasps chewing wood to produce paper for their nest. He experimented, and around 1838 produced the world's finest usable paper from wood. For this second set of stamps in the Science and Technology series, designer Roger Hill of Toronto linked four very different kinds of innovations in communications by focusing on portraits of the inventors. The context of each innovation is shown in drawings and illustrations surrounding these portraits.
Designed by Roger Hill
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Canada Post Corporation. [Postage Stamp Press Release], 1987.
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