American Folk Art: Carousel Animals

four illustrations of carousel animals, a deer, a hourse, a camel, and a ram

Artist: Paul Calle
Art director: James Dean
First day of issue: October 10, 1988

Gouache on paper and board

Stamps often preserve the memory of important American artifacts. These four 1988 stamps acknowledge the lovely craftsmanship and meticulous artistry of wooden carousel animals, as well as the importance of preserving antique carousels.

Art of the Stamp