Canada 2008 Yousuf Karsh

From Stamps of the World
  • Date of Issue : 21st May 2008
  • one value and a miniature sheet gummed, and two values self-adhesive. Also premium postal stationery postcards
  • Design: Helene L Heureux from portrait photographs
  • Printed by: Lowe-Martin
  • Print process: lithography
  • Perforations : 13.1 x 12.5, or straight line die-cut (self-adhesives)
  • stamp format height 39mm x width 32mm (approx). Miniature sheet format height 87mm x width 150mm
  • Tagging : GT4
  • Paper : TRC

52c ~ Yousuf Karsh (Canadian portrait photographer) examining a glass photographic plate (self-portrait)
96c ~ Audrey Hepburn (Anglo-Dutch actress) photographed in 1956
$1.60 ~ Winston Churchill, photographed in 1941

gummed stamp

issued in sheet of 16 with both horizontal and vertical gutter

52c x sheet of 16

Miniature sheet

52c and $1.60

self-adhesive stamps


special self-adhesive booklet

two panes, each pane one design x 4. Sold flat as cut from press sheets. Limited edition

booklet product

postal stationery cards

postcards with imprinted non-denominated postage paid indicium, in portrait photograph designs as stamps
set of four cards, each showing motif from one stamp or reproducing the miniature sheet (re-using Karsh imprint)

postcards: details of three imprints)