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"Freighter’s Boat on the Banks of the Red River, MB" by Humphrey Lloyd Hime (1858)

Canadian Photography

Title

"Freighter’s Boat on the Banks of the Red River, MB" by Humphrey Lloyd Hime (1858)

Denomination

PERMANENT™ (P)

Date of Issue

April 13, 2016

Year

Quantity

360,000

Postal Administration

Canada

Series

Canadian Photography

Series Time Span

2013 - 2017

Perforation or Dimension

36 mm x 30 mm

Printer

Canadian Bank Note

Creators

Design: Stéphane Huot.

Original Artwork

Humphrey Lloyd Hime

Layouts

Booklet of 10 stamps

Quantity Produced - 130,000
Original Price: $8.50
Dimension: 36 mm x 30 mm
Printing Process: Lithography in 6 colours

Souvenir sheet of 4 stamps

Quantity Produced - 100,000
Original Price: $3.40
Dimension: 150 mm x 75 mm
Printing Process: Lithography in 6 colours
Gum Type: PVA

Souvenir sheet Official First Day Covers (set of 2)

Quantity Produced - 9,000
Cancellation Location: Montréal QC
Original Price: $9.95
Dimension: 191 mm x 113 mm

About Stamp

Humphrey Lloyd Hime (Freighter’s Boat on the Banks of the Red River, MB, 1858) served as a photographer and surveyor on the Canadian government’s 1858 Assiniboine and Saskatchewan Exploring Expedition. He captured striking images of the Red River settlement buildings, Hudson’s Bay Company trading posts and indigenous encampments. As well as being a photographer, Hime was a businessman who would later become the president of the Toronto Stock Exchange.

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