Friday, April 8, 2011

1972 Krieghoff

Cornelius Krieghoff (1815 – 1872) , born in Amsterdam, was a popular 19th century painter of Canadian landscapes and Canadian life outdoors. A biography of Krieghoff and analysis of his place in Canadian art has been posted on the Dictionary of Canadian Biography Online website.

The stamp honouring Krieghoff, issued on November 29, 1972, reproduces one of the artist's best paintings, "The Blacksmith's Shop".

The Blacksmith's Shop

First Day Covers

Shering Corporation

Canada Envelope Company

"Broken Door Frame on Shed" variety


Overseas Mailers


Canada Post Office Official First Day Cover

Ottawa (General) Tag

Canadian Bank Note

David Pritchard


Domestic Letter

Downsview Sub. No.8 to Belleville, December 4, 1972
8 cents domestic letter rate + 50 cents registration fee

Air Mail Letter Rate to the U.S.

 Longueil to Southbury, Conn., December21, 1972
10 cents air mail letter rate to the U.S.