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Glass blower
Date Issued: 1972-07-04
Postage Value: 8 cents

Commemorative issue
Colonial Craftsmen / American Bicentennial
Glass blower

"Colonial style" is a term applied to the fine and decorative arts produced between 1620 and 1776 in the English and French colonies of North America. Many objects made during the colonial period were plain and utilitarian. Those that were prized at the time of their creation and that have been preserved are often elaborate and ambitious. This set of four stamps provides examples of such craftsmen.

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