Works from the National Gallery of Art

Christmas Stamp First Day Ceremony Programs

On the first day of issue, ceremonies are often held to celebrate the release of a new stamp. Above and below are two examples of programs for ceremonies held at the NGA to celebrate the release of the Christmas stamps. At top is the program featuring the 1992 traditional Christmas stamp, and below is the program featuring 1989 traditional stamps and the painting that inspired their design.

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1992 First-Day Ceremony Program, front
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1992 First-Day Ceremony Program, inside
 
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1989 First-Day Ceremony Program, front
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1989 First-Day Ceremony Program, inside