Honor how art was used to inspire a nation with this new set of ten WPA Posters First Day Covers. The #6 envelopes each bear one affixed Forever® stamp cancelled with an official First Day of Issue postmark.
As part of Franklin Delano Roosevelt's New Deal, artists were hired to create posters that fueled American pride and identity as they advertised specific projects such as domestic tourism, health, education, recreation, and the arts. WPA artists designed and printed some two million posters from approximately 35,000 designs. This booklet of 20 stamps features ten different Depression-era posters produced by the Works Progress Administration.
The standard four-bar cancellation marks the date and location of stamp issuance: March 7, 2017, Hyde Park, NY 12538.
Made in the USA.
Skus featured on this page: 674616
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