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Thomas Edison postage stamps

Description

Two postage stamps adhered to a piece of paper. Each one is a picture of Thomas Edison and they are three cent stamps. On top of the stamps is the post office delivery stamp.

Details

Maker
unknown
Inscriptions
"UNITED STATES POSTAGE . THOMAS A. / EDISON" (printed)
"BOSTON, MASS" (It is the only readable part from the stamp that the post office put on the postage stamps.)
Associated Building
Original to Phillips House (Salem, Mass.).
Material
ink
wood (plant material)
Object type
Exchange Medium
Descriptive terms
ink
postage stamps
Stamp, Postage
wood (plant material)
Dimensions
1 7/16 (W) (inches)
Accession Number
2006.44.3374
Credit Line
Gift of the Stephen Phillips Memorial Charitable Trust for Historic Preservation
GUSN
222742

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