Art of the Stamp
From the Collection of the United States Postal Services



Moon Landing
Acrylic, graphite,
and colored pencil on paper on board

Artist: Chris Calle
Art director: Jack Williams
First day of issue: July 20, 1989

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Chris Calle has made space-related subjects a regular part of his artistic career, a specialization that runs in the family. This 1989 stamp marked the 20th anniversary of the moon landing—an event that was first featured on a 1969 airmail stamp designed by Calle’s father, Paul.


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