Celebrate the first African American and Native American sculptor to earn international recognition with this new Edmonia Lewis First Day Cover. The #6 ¾ envelope bears an affixed Forever® stamp cancelled with an official First Day of Issue postmark.
Edmonia Lewis challenged social barriers and assumptions about artists in mid-19th century America. The stamp art is a casein-paint portrait by Alex Bostic, based on a photograph made in Boston between 1864 and 1871.
The pictorial postmark features the stamp title embellished with period flourishes. Also included is the date and location of stamp issuance: January 26, 2022, Washington, DC, 20066.
Made in the USA.
SKUs featured on this page: 481616
#6 ¾ envelope
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