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This hand stretched canvas print is of a 4 cent United States postage stamp from 1959 celebrating Old Glory on the Fourth of July. This is the Alaska flash which features 49 stars. There is nothing wrong with being patriotic. Being patriotic includes standing up for what is right and speaking out against what is wrong. It's a great country, it's just lost it's way.

The face of this canvas measures 8 x 13 inches (20.3 x 33 cm). It is from a series of 20 pieces that I will make in this size. Larger sizes are available. If you don't see any 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.

8x13in United States Flag - Old Glory - Airmail Postage Stamp from 1959 Enlarged on Canvas

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Overview

  • Handmade item
  • Materials: canvas, archival inks, birch
  • Feedback: 83 reviews
  • Ships worldwide from California, United States
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