Fill the Gaps in Your Collection with the Complete 1958 Commemorative Year Set
Now you can own all 21 commemorative stamps issued in 1958 with one money-saving order. (Note: YS1958C contains the same stamps as YS1958.)
• Gardening-Horticulture (#1100) – Marks the hundredth anniversary of the birth of Liberty Hyde Bailey, a well-known Cornell University horticulturist. This stamp also honors the Garden Clubs of America.
• Simon Bolivar (#1110) – Venezuelan statesman who led a revolt by South American colonies against Spain. The stamp is part of the Champions of Liberty Series.
• Lincoln Sesquicentennial (#1113-16) – Four stamps were issued for the Lincoln Sesquicentennial Series. George Peter Alexander Healy’s painting from life, “Beardless Lincoln,” is on this first stamp. The painting was completed in 1860, soon after Lincoln’s election to the presidency. Second stamp design is based on a marble sculpture of Lincoln’s head, by Gutzon Borglum in 1906. Third stamp recalls the 1858 political debates between Abraham Lincoln and Stephen A. Douglas that made Lincoln a national figure. The final issue shows a drawing by Fritz Busse of part of the famous statue by Daniel Chester French, which stands in the Lincoln Memorial in Washington, D.C.
• Noah Webster (#1121) – Webster compiled the first American dictionary, “American Dictionary of the English Language.” His work helped standardize American pronunciation.
• Forest Conservation (#1122) – The conservation efforts of President Theodore Roosevelt are recognized on the centennial of his birth. Roosevelt established the U.S. Forest Service, added greatly to the national forests and established five new national parks.
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