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32c "Cliffs of Green River" stamp

United States Postal Service1998-08-27

Smithsonian's National Postal Museum

Smithsonian's National Postal Museum

Thomas Moran’s (1837-1926) vision in “Cliffs of Green River”, 1874, is at once one of awe in the great age of discovering the natural wonders of the West and an almost escapist dream of paradise as explorers and settlers first opened and soon closed the American frontier.
Amon Carter Museum, Fort Worth, Texas
Reference: inscription on back of stamp

This stamp was one of the "Four Centuries of American Art" commemorative stamps issued on August 27, 1998, in Santa Clara, California. The pane features twenty American paintings. An inscription on the back of each stamp describes the painting and artist.

Scott Catalogue USA: 3236l
mint

Museum ID: 2000.2021.170

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  • Title: 32c "Cliffs of Green River" stamp
  • Creator: United States Postal Service
  • Date Created: 1998-08-27
  • Subject Keywords: Thomas Moran
  • Medium: paper; ink; adhesive

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