King George VI, Canada postes, postage, 3 c, purple red, 1949, stamp

country: Canada postes postage
topic: King George VI
theme: Kings
type of stamp: postal stamp
color: purple red
year: 1949
Date of Issue: 15 November 1949
postal value: 4 c
designer: Photograph by Dorothy Wilding, Designed by Herman Herbert Schwartz
engraver: John Hay

King George VI (Albert Frederick Arthur George; 14 December 1895 – 6 February 1952) was King of the United Kingdom and the Dominions of the British Commonwealth from 11 December 1936 until his death. He was the last Emperor of India (until 22 June 1948), the last King of Ireland (until 18 April 1949), and the first Head of the Commonwealth. (Source: Wikipedia, read more about King George VI on Wikipedia).

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