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1 Cent 1897 - Queen Victoria



1 Cent 1897 - Queen Victoria
General Description :

From a pre-mail postcard
Original stamp was normally in orange color, perforation of 12, issue of 8,000,000
Based on a painting by Alfred Edward Chalon
Based on a photograph by Alexander Bassano
Designed by Lyndwode Charles Pereira
Designed by Peleg Franklin Brownell
Artwork by Alfred Edward Chalon, "Queen Victoria", 1837
Two portraits of Queen Victoria 1837 and 1867. The portrait on the left is from a painting by Alfred Edward Chalon, R. A., and portrays Her Majesty on the occasion of the prorogation of Parliament on 17th July, 1837. This is the same portrait reproduced on the 12-pence Canadian stamp of 1851... Between the portraits on the stamps, the initials V.R.I. signify Victoria, Queen and Empress, and below are dates 1837 and 1897, the years of the Queen's accession and her Diamond Jubilee.

Face value
1 Cent

Series
Jubilee issue

Place in Series
2

Stamp colour
Black and White

Stamp use
Cinderella stamp

Issue date
19/06/1897

Designer
Lyndwode Charles Pereira and Peleg Franklin Brownell

Printed by
American Bank Note Company, Ottawa

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