Thursday, August 7, 2014

Charles .R. Chickering

[USA] (b?/d?)

 a book and magazine illustrator who worked as a designer at the Bureau of Printing and Engraving from 1947 to 1962. Known as the “dean of American stamp designers,” Chickering is credited with the sole design of 66 U.S. stamps and joint credit for the design of 11 others during his 15-year career at the BPD.


1953 "Centenary of Gadsden Purchase" (1) [Perf 10.5 x 11] [Engr (A.W. Dintaman)][Recess][RPP] Sc(1028)

1954 "Centenary of Nebraska Territory" (1) [Perf 11 x 10.5] [Engr (C.A. Brooks)][Recess][RPP] Sc(1060)

1956 "50th Anniv of Devils Tower National Monument" (1) [Perf 10.5 x 11][Recess (A.W. Dintaman)][Rotary Press Printing] Sc(1084)

1957 "Teachers of America Commemoration" (1) [Perf 11 x 10.5][Engr (C.A. Brooks)][Recess][RPP] Sc(1093)

1957 " Infantile Paralysis Relief Campaign" (1) [Perf 10.5 x 11][Engr (C.A. Brooks)][Recess][RPP] Sc(1087)

1958 "Birth Centenary of Noah Webster" (1) [Perf 10.5 x 11][Engr (A.W. Dintaman)][Recess][RPP] Sc(1121)

1959 "150th Anniversary of the 1st Recorded successful Abdominal Operation" (1) [Perf 10.5 x 11] [Engr (R.M. Bower)][Recess][RPP] Sc(1138)

1961 "50th Anniv of Republic of China" (1) [Perf 10.5 x 11][Engr (M.D. Fentom)][Recess][RPP] Sc(1188)

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