Week 5 B -Graphics, Typography & Package Design

Week Ten Graphics, Typography & Package Design

4. Stamps and Currency

4.2. Vancouver Island and British Columbia Joint Issue Stamp, 1860- Fifth Prince Edward Island Stamp, 1862

Joint Issue Stamps

"Before confederation, one after another, the colonies of New Brunswick, Nova Scotia, British Columbia, Vancouver Island, Prince Edward Island, and Newfoundland produced their own stamps. In February, 1851, Sir Edmund Head, proposed that all British North American colonies use the same postage stamp, the different names of the colonies being the only distinguishing feature, HIs motion was rejected, but Nova Scotia and New Brunswick did join together to issue a series of postage stamps witht h same design in September, 1851."