Arago: Masters of American Photography Issue

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Masters of American Photography Issue

The Postal Service issued twenty 37-cent Masters of American Photography commemorative stamps on June 13, 2002, in San Diego, California. The pane of twenty stamps designed by Derry Noyes of Washington, DC, went on nationwide June 14, 2002.

The Masters of American Photography Issue honors twenty of our country's most important and influential photographers and includes examples of portrait, documentary, landscape, and fine art photography. Many of the major themes and events in US history, immigration, the Great Depression, and World War II, are captured in these compelling black-and-white stamp art images.

Sennett Security Products printed 60 million stamps in the gravure process.

Reference:

Postal Bulletin (May 16, 2002).


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  • 37-cent Portrait of Daniel Webster (1)
  • 37-cent Gen. Ulysses S. Grant and Officers (1)
  • 37-cent "Cape Horn, Columbia River" (1)
  • 37-cent "Blessed Art Thou Among Women" (1)
  • 37-cent "Looking for Lost Luggage, Ellis Island" (1)
  • 37-cent "The Octopus" (1)
  • 37-cent "Lotus, Mount Kisco, New York" (1)
  • 37-cent "Hands and Thimble" (1)
  • 37-cent "Rayograph" (1)
  • 37-cent "Two Shells" (1)
  • 37-cent "My Corsage" (1)
  • 37-cent "Ditched, Stalled and Stranded, San Joaquin Valles, California" (1)
  • 37-cent "Washroom and Dining Area of Floyd Burroughs Home, Hale County, Alabama" (1)
  • 37-cent "Frontline Soldier with Canteen, Saipan" (1)
  • 37-cent "Steeple" (1)
  • 37-cent "Sand Dunes, Sunrise" (1)
  • 37-cent "Age and Its Symbols" (1)
  • 37-cent New York Cityscape (1)
  • 37-cent Photograph of Pedestrians (1)
  • 37-cent "Bristol, Vermont" (1)