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Hogan’s Alley

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Stamp Info

Name Value
Date of Issue January 30, 2014
Year 2014
Quantity 2,000,000
Perforation or Dimension Serpentine Die Cut 13½
Series Black History Month
Series Time Span 2011 - 2024
Printer Lowe-Martin
Postal Administration Canada

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Quantity Produced - 200,000
Current Purchase Price: Only available to paid users
Original Purchase Price: $6.30
Dimension: 32 mm x 32 mm
Printing Process: Lithography in 5 colours
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Quantity Produced - 11,500
Current Purchase Price: Only available to paid users
Original Purchase Price: $1.63
Cancellation Location: Vancouver BC
Dimension: 191 mm x 113 mm
Printing Process: Lithography in 5 colours
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About Stamp

Hogan's Alley
Hogan's Alley in Vancouver's Strathcona neighbourhood was an African-Canadian community that became a vibrant destination for food and jazz until it was removed in the 1960s to make way for new construction.

Pairing real photographs with photo-inspired illustrations helped Smith draw together the physical legacy and the memories of a neighbourhood.

"The community had a real sense of pride. We wanted to honour that by showing the real people who lived there," explains Smith. "We used watercolour illustrations to bring a sense of nostalgia to the backgrounds, to represent the fond memories and feelings past residents had for their communities."


Design: Karen Smith Design | Illustration: Janice Kun, i2i Art Inc. Photography: Hogan's Alley – Nora Hendrix : James "Al" Hendrix Collection / © Authentic Hendrix, LLC; Fielding William Spotts Jr. : City of Vancouver Archives.

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