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2c Washington Bicentennial stamp

1932-01-01

Smithsonian's National Postal Museum

Smithsonian's National Postal Museum

The 2-cent red stamp of the Washington Bicentennial Series issued January 1, 1932, features the famous 'Athenaeum' portrait of President Washington executed by Gilbert Stuart in 1796. This is the portrait that appears on the one dollar bill, but in reverse image.

Gordon T. Trotter, November 19, 2007

Scott Catalogue USA: 707

Museum ID: 1980.2493.2535

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  • Title: 2c Washington Bicentennial stamp
  • Date Created: 1932-01-01
  • Subject Keywords: Gilbert Stuart
  • Medium: paper; ink (carmine rose); adhesive / engraving

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