34¢ Hudson Bay discovered 1986

34¢ Hudson Bay discovered 1986
Added by Alain Martineau
General Description : These four stamps, the first in a series, honour discoverers of Canada who stand in the forefront of those who have risked everything to discover the unknown. Seeking the elusive Northwest Passage to Asia in 1610, Henry Hudson led the way through the dangerous Hudson Strait into Hudson Bay, a major pathway to the North American hinterland. Artist Frederick Hagan of Newmarket, Ontario, painted the four images. Through landscape, maps and other cultural objects, these stamps present a variety of moods, characters and experiences rather than a literal approach to the subjects. J.F. Britton of Oakville worked with the artist on developing the typography for the stamp designs.
Face value 34 Canadian cents
Catalog code (Michel) CA 1007
Catalog code (Scott) CA 1107
Catalog code Yvert et Tellier CA 967 Stanley Gibbons CA 1211
Series Exploration of Canada, Discoverers
Stamp colour multicolor
Stamp use Commemorative stamp
Print run 4,940,000
Issue date 29/08/1986
Designer Frederick Hagan
Paper type HP - Harrison and Sons Inc. paper with Two fluorescent bands
Print technique Offset lithography
Printed by Ashton-Potter Limited
Perforation 12.5 x 13
Height 28.00 mm
Width 40.00 mm
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