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10c dark brown Frederic Remington stamp

1940-09-30

Smithsonian's National Postal Museum

Smithsonian's National Postal Museum

Frederic Remington (1861-1908) appears on the 10-cent Famous American Artists stamp issued September 30, 1940. A painter, illustrator, sculptor, and writer, Remington devoted his various talents to describing the American West. He traveled extensively in the West, gathering stories, photographs, and memorabilia to use as a basis for his works. He was best known in his own time through his magazine illustrations, which depicted the West in stark realism.

Scott Catalogue USA: 888
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Museum ID: 1980.2493.2885

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