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Mt. Rushmore Memorial Issue

3c Mt. Rushmore single

Scott Catalogue USA: 1011
Description:

This Mt. Rushmore Memorial Issue stamp commemorates the 25th anniversary of the dedication of the Mt. Rushmore National Memorial in the Black Hills of South Dakota. The sculpture was designed by Gutzon Borglum; he and his son helped supervised during its construction. Mount Rushmore features the heads of Presidents George Washington, Thomas Jefferson, Theodore Roosevelt and Abraham Lincoln. They were chosen to represent the history of the United States and because of their roles in its establishment and expansion.

United States; South Dakota; Black Hills; Mt. Rushmore; presidents; George Washington; Thomas Jefferson; Theodore Roosevelt; Abraham Lincoln; art; sculpture; landscape; Gutzon Borglum; Lincoln Borglum

Date:
August 11, 1952
Medium:
paper; ink (blue green); adhesive / engraving
Museum ID:
1980.2493.5033
Place:
UNITED STATES OF AMERICA
Place:
South Dakota