Thursday, September 8, 2011

Image of the Day--New Marshall Island Stamps Issued

Huntington W VA based artists provides artwork for new postal stamps

September 04, 2011
HUNTINGTON -- A new sheet of nine stamps has been issued by the Republic of the Marshall Islands that features two paints by Huntington-based artist Chuck Ripper.
Ripper, who is widely known for his many L.L. Bean catalog covers, painted the Emperor Penguin to help mark the 50th anniversary of the Antarctic Treaty.
Ripper also painted some sea life images for Marshall Islands stamps in 2001.


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