Spain Scott B194b (31 Mar 1992) on postcard commemorating the 16- 23 June 1997 “Columbus Seminar” hosted by the Christopher Columbus Philatelic Society in the historic town of Tordesillas, Spain. It was in the Treaty House in Tordesillas in 1494 that the world famous treaty was signed between the Spanish Catholic monarchs and the Portuguese King under the auspices of Pope Alexander VI. Note the CCPS pictorial cancellation showing Queen Isabella and Christopher Columbus.
United States Scott #3235k (21 Aug 1998) “The White Cloud, Head Chief of the Iowas” by George Catlin. Text on the back of the stamp: “George Catlin (1796-1872) was a prolific early painter of Native Americans, showing their varied dress, customs, and regional distinctions. “The White Cloud, Head Chief of the Iowas” from the 1840s, was one of hundreds recording the proud and heroic features of individuals and tribes across the country. NATIONAL GALLERY OF ART, Washington, D.C.”
USS Columbus (CA-74) Ship cover: …to Barcelona, Spain 12 January 1953. The cover cachet shows the Christopher Columbus Monument and the flag of the United States. Stamp: Scott C132 Queen Isabella tied by USS Columbus (CA-74) cancellation. Backstamp: 13 January 1953.
Postcard shows the Christopher Columbus Memorial by sculptor Lorado Taft. It is the centerpiece of the Union Station Plaza in Washington, D.C. Postcard: Beneath Columbus (on the ship’s prow) is a winged figurehead representing the observation of Discovery.
Spain Scott #1280 (17 Mar 1965) Columbus Monument in Barcelona, Spain where the Catholic Kings received Columbus on his return from his first voyage. This monument as shown on the postcard stands at a height of 187.5 feet (57.2 meters). It was dedicated on 01 June 1888. The statue of Christopher Columbus at the top of the monument is of bronze and measures 26 feet and 3 inches (8 meters). Note the pictorial cancellation of 30 Oct 1987.
Columbus Landing postcard with United States Scott #2616 (24 Jan 1992) …and pictorial “Columbus Landing scene” cancellation similar to design of Monaco Scott #359 (03 Apr 1956) Columbus Landing in America.
United States Scott #2625a (22 May 1992) Landing of Columbus: the Landing is the act of going or setting on shore from a vessel. Bahamas Scott #464 (09 Jul 1980) Landfall of Columbus in 1492: The Landfall, in nautical language, is the first land sighted after a voyage. Both stamps tied to postcard showing the painting “Landing of Columbus” by John Vanderlyn. “As Christopher Columbus plants the flag of Spain, the Pinzón brothers hold other standards, and a Franciscan Friar bearing a…
Postcard showing the painting “Landing of Columbus” by John Vanderlyn. “As Christopher Columbus plants the flag of Spain, the Pinzón brothers hold other standards, and a Franciscan Friar bearing a crucifix stands directly behind the Admiral of the Seas.”
United States UPSS #EX79 World’s Columbian 1893 Exposition postal card with view of Machinery Building and Columbus’ portrait with Yellow background. Printed on one cent postal card UPSS No. S10 (U.S. Grant) with black inscription and with date line: “Chicago.....1893” by W.B. Orcutt Company of Chicago, Illinois. Cancellation: 27 Jun 1893 Chicago, Ill.