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HRH Prince George of Cambridge stamp from Canada

HRH Prince George of Cambridge stamp from Canada
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A new stamp celebrating the birth of HRH Prince George of Cambridge, son of the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge, was issued by Canada Post.

The stamp is the latest addition to the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge's "family album" of Canadian stamps, which celebrated the couple's engagement and wedding.

About the design

The bright and informal photograph used on the stamp was taken by the Duchess' father, Michael Middleton in the garden of the Middleton family home.The photo features Prince George and his parents in a happy, sunny scene. Stamp designer Isabelle Toussaint added a pale blue "baby blanket" texture to the photo, along with the Prince's full name, royal title and date of birth.

Background

HRH Prince George of Cambridge was born on July 22, 2013, at approximately 4 p.m. London time.The photo on the stamp shows the royal infant at one month old, making him the youngest member of the Royal Family to appear on a Canadian stamp.Canada celebrated the royal infant's birth by illuminating the Peace Tower, the Horseshoe Falls in Niagara Falls and the CN Tower in Toronto in baby blue lights.

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