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

Object Type

Exchange Medium

Dimensions

1 7/16 (W) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of the Stephen Phillips Memorial Charitable Trust for Historic Preservation

Accession Number

2006.44.2689