DCSIMG

Six Original Sketches by FDR for Stamp Designs : Original Sketch

 

5c Virginia Dare Small Die Proof, 1937
5c Virginia Dare Small Die Proof, 1937
  Above: 5c Virginia Dare Sketch by FDR, 1937
Roosevelt’s design for the stamp commemorating the colony of Roanoke’s 350th anniversary featured an image of the first English child born in America. He requested the square stamp be 5c and in the color baby blue.
Left: 5c Virginia Dare Small Die Proof, 1937
 
back