1 Cent 1897 - Queen Victoria


1 Cent 1897 - Queen Victoria
Added by Alain Martineau
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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