Marian Anderson, about 1945
by William H. Johnson (1901-1970)
Commentary: New Postage Stamp Reminds Us to Remember Marian Anderson
Date: Thursday, January 27, 2005
By: Wayne Dawkins, BlackAmericaWeb.com
Start buying pieces of fine art this week for 37 cents.
The Marian Anderson first-class postage stamp, the 28th in the Black Heritage series, debuted Thursday in Washington, D.C. Richard Sheaff designed the stamp, which is based on an Albert Slark oil painting. Sheaff previously designed nine stamps that include Paul Robeson, Thurgood Marshall, Langston Hughes, Roy Wilkins and Patricia Harris.
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