"History is a gallery of pictures in which there are few originals and many copies." (Alexis de Tocqueville)
Sunday, 14 August 2016
Queen Elizabeth Celebrates Canadian Transportation
One of the most flattering pictures of Queen Elizabeth I have ever seen is the one depicted on the six cent Canadian stamp which debuted in 1968. The stamp depicts the Queen, along with several modes of transportation: an ocean freighter, a jet, a transport truck, a bus and a turbo train which operated in Canada between 1968 and 1982. A microwave tower was included to symbolize communications.
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