US 1940 Poet John Greenleaf Whittier 2c. Scott. 865


US 1940 Poet John Greenleaf Whittier 2c. Scott. 865


Series: Famous Americans Issue - Poets

Issued date: 16-02-1940 (dd/mm/yyyy)
Face value: 2c.

Emission: Commemorative
Watermark: No Watermark

Catalogue No:-
Scott (USA): 865
Stanley Gibbons (UK): 862
Michel (Germany): 461
Yvert et Tellier (France): 429

Dimensions (height x width):
29mm x 26mm

Printer: Bureau of Engraving and Printing
Print Method: Rotary press

Stamp Colors: Pink carmine
Perforation: Perf 10 x 11

Themes: Author, Poet, Literature, Feather, Famous People

Total print: 52,100,510 (estimate)

Description:- John Greenleaf Whittier (December 17, 1807 September 7, 1892) was an American Quaker poet and advocate of the abolition of slavery in the United States. Frequently listed as one of the fireside poets, he was influenced by the Scottish poet Robert Burns. Whittier is remembered particularly for his anti-slavery writings, as well as his 1866 book Snow-Bound.
Source: en.wikipedia.org/wiki/John_Greenleaf_Whittier