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Accession number L996.P.026
Catalog Number L996.P.026
Object Name Envelope, Commemorative
Scope & Content ENVELOPE, COMMEMORATIVE
ENVELOPE, COMMEMORATIVE; 24 X 10.5 CM; OFF-WHITE; FIRST DAY COVER: MAID OF THE MIST STATION, U.S. POSTAL SERVICE - CANADA POST/POSTES CANADA; TO COMMEMORATE THE 150TH ANNIVERSARY OF THE MAID OF THE MIST, 1846-1996; TWO POSTAGE STAMPS IN UPPER RIGHT; COLOURED 32 CENT U.S. STAMP TITLED: HOOP DANCE, DEPICTING AN NATIVE INDIAN IN COSTUME DOING THE HOOP DANCE; COLOURED 45 CENT CANADA STAMP TITLED: BONANZA, DEPICTING SKOOKUM JIM, DISCOVERED A RICH PLACER GOLD ON RABBIT (LATER BONANZA CREEK) IN MID-AUGUST 1896; THREE CANCELLATIONS AS FOLLOWS: MAID OF THE MIST, 150 YEARS OF MAGIC; LARGE 5, RIBBON RUNNING THROUGH WITH NIAGARA FALLS, N.Y., 14302, AUGUST 1, 1996 AND ACIRCLE WITH THE FOLLOWING: CANADA POST-POSTES CANADA - NIAGARA FALLS, ONT., CENTRED WITH THE HORSESHOE FALLS AND THE MAID IN RIVER BELOW; MAID OF THE MIST STATION, U.S. POSTAL SERVICE-CANADA POST/POSTES CANADA BELOW CANCELLATIONS; THE MAID OF THE MIST LOGO IN COLOUR IN UPPER LEFT AND MAID OF THE MIST STEAMBOAD COMPANY, LTD., 5920 RIVER RD., P.O. BOX 808, NIAGARA FALLS, ONTARIO, L2E 6V6 IN LOWER LEFT.
Creator U.S. POSTAL SERVICE/CANADA POST