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Canada Post “Canadian Photography” Features Grey Owl by Karsh

Canadian Photographers Karsh Grey Owl

The fourth set in a five-year series culminating in 2017, this issue continues to showcase the best Canadian photographers and photography of the past 150 years – as chosen by leading curators and gallery owners.

“No collection of Canadian photographs would be complete without the work of Yousuf Karsh – and the international-rate stamp in this issue features one of his best known portraits. Grey Owl (Archibald Belaney, 1888-1938) was taken in 1936, shortly after Karsh opened his own studio and just five years before his iconic portrait of Winston Churchill shot him to world fame.”

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Grey Owl by Yousuf Karsh.