BNAPS Illustrated Mail Study Group
The Study Group held its inaugural meeting at the BNAPEX 2013 convention in Charlottetown, PEI. Its objectives are to share knowledge about Illustrated Mail and promote it as a collecting area and exhibit category within BNAPS.
Illustrated Mail broadly encompasses covers and postcards sent through the mail that are embellished with illustrations. The most common examples are business covers with pictorial advertising such as the jewelry store cover with the “Bulova watches” advertisement shown above. Other examples include covers with patriotic art and cachets that mark a current event or commemorate a past event. One can also find personal covers illustrated by an artistically inclined letter writer.
The Study Group has excluded the following from its study area:
The issues are in PDF format. The file sizes vary from 0.4 to 3.1 MB.
When you click on an issue number, it will be displayed in a new window. Closing the window returns you to this page.
|2013 Vol 1 No 1 Vol 1 No 2|
|2014 Vol 2 No 1 Vol 2 No 2|
|Note: Vol. 1 No. 2 was misnumbered Vol. 2 No. 1.|
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