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Art of the Stamp: Owney the Postal Dog

July 20, 2011 – August 5, 2012

Owney stamp art exhibit panel with The Globetrotter, Owney the Postal Dog, and The Tag Collector pages
Owney stamp art exhibit panel. On loan from the U.S. Postal Service.

Smithsonian National Postal Museum's Franklin Foyer

Art of the Stamp: Owney the Postal Dog features Bill Bonds’s original painting of Owney that was produced for the stamp. It is accompanied by 6 sketches illustrating various poses of Owney that Mr. Bonds created as he developed his final portrait. In addition, 5 tags that were given to Owney on his many travels and selected by Bonds as background for his stamp art, are also included.

Read about Owney the Dog