Postage stamp

Collection Type

  • Currency

GUSN

GUSN-222743

Description

Green National Capital Sesquicentennial postage stamp. The picture is the White House and a bit of its front lawn. There is a stamp made by the post office over the postage stamp. Postage was three cents.

Details

Descriptive Terms

postage stamps
wood (plant material)
ink
Stamp, Postage

Inscription

"1800 WASHINGTON 1950 / THE WHITE HOUSE / NATIONAL CAPITAL SESQUICENTENNIAL" (printed)
"EASY WAY" (The rest is indecipherable, but there are two more lines beneath.)

Associated Building

Original to Phillips House (Salem, Mass.),

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

1 7/16 (W) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of the Stephen Phillips Memorial Charitable Trust for Historic Preservation

Accession Number

2006.44.2689