Thursday, October 08, 2009

A Pair of Poes

Issued by the US Postal Service in 1949:

And in 2009:


Dane said...

Cool comparison! The more things change, the more they stay the same.

Shawn Robare said...

It's probably be too much to ask of the post office to design a set of stamps dedicated to Poe's work. I'm thinking in terms of how they've put together their wildlife and ocean dwellers series where the sheet of stamps makes a larger overall image. I can imagine a creepy setting with a telltale heart, someone being walled up, and the red death presiding over it all.

Thanks for sharing these...