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Sunday, 13 May 2018

Sunday Stamps II A-Z 'M': USA

Three from the USA this week in the order of which they were issued.

26 May 1937 - US Naval Academy Seal & Midshipmen

In addition to naval personnel the Academy also trains marines.

4 April 1948 - Mississippi sesquicentennial
The the territory of Mississippi was first organised in 1798 with Winthrop Sargent as its governor. It became the 20th state in 1817.

1 May 1969 - The Fourth of July
Anna May Robert (Grandma) Moses didn't begin painting until she was in her seventies. Her basic theme was scenes on American folklore.

For other stamps on the 'M' theme please visit our host at Sunday-Stamps-m.


8 comments:

Joy said...

M for midshipman, love the word choice. I always enjoy a piece of Grandma Moses Americana.

FinnBadger said...

Highly unexpected M words today, I would never have thought about midshipmen.

Karen S. said...

Great stamps and information and of course the last one, is my favorite of all!

Eva A. said...

Grandma Moses' work is new to me. I'm going to look for more information about!

Ana said...

the Grandma Moses is a really cute one, and a proof that you are just never too old to start doing anything

Jo said...

Lovely stamp from Grandma Moses. So very bright and colourful

violet s said...

It's interesting to see the uniforms on the first stamp.

Pat Tillett said...

Nice picks Bob. Isn't it amazing that Grandma Moses accomplished so much after starting so late in life?