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This hand stretched canvas print is of a 5 cent United States postage stamp from 1964 commemorating the life of John Fitzgerald Kennedy, the 35th United States President. The quote '...and the glow from that fire can truly light the world' was from his 1961 Inaugural address. The original stamp was designed by Raymond Loewy's design firm and was completed in time for what would of been JFK's 47th birthday.

The face of this canvas measures 8 x 13 inches (20.3 x 33 cm). It is from a series of 20 pieces in this size. Larger sizes are available. If you don't see it among my other Etsy listings please inquire.

I wanted to enjoy stamp artwork without a magnifying glass, without trapping these great little pieces of art in rarely seen binders. I started to blow them up and thought of Past Postage. Vintage postage stamps, meticulously scanned, cleaned, enlarged and printed on a premium archival canvas using professional equipment. The canvas is given a protective UV coating and stretched and stapled over handmade wooden frames of kiln dried poplar. Smaller pieces like this one are stretched over a half inch thick piece of high quality birch ply. The perforations of the stamps are gallery wrapped unto the sides of the frame, making additional framing unnecessary. All artwork comes securely packaged and ready to hang. This is all done under one roof by one person.

Thank you for visiting - and if you like this piece I have many more in my store.

JFK 8x13 Mounted Canvas Print of John F Kennedy Eternal Flame Postage Stamp from 1963

$39.00 USD
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Overview

  • Handmade item
  • Materials: canvas, archival inks, birch, uv coating
  • Feedback: 77 reviews
  • Ships worldwide from California, United States
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