The Canadian Postal Museum of the Canadian Museum of Civilization is extremely grateful to Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II for the loan of material from the Royal Philatelic Collection for this exhibition.

Images reproduced by gracious permission of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II, to whom copyright belongs.

Exhibition Presented by:


Exhibition Supporting Sponsor:

The Royal Philatelic Society of Canada

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Project Team :

Research and writing:
Bianca Gendreau
Anne-Marie Raymond

Translation and Editing: Paula Sousa

Photography: Steven Darby

Web design: Mike Teixeira, Teixeira Design

Web development and production: Idéeclic Inc.

Web administration and support:
Sandra Hammel
Charles Whalen
Mykhailo Charalambij

Special Thanks to:
Michael Sefi, Keeper of The Royal Philatelic Collection
Pascal LeBlond, Library and Archives Canada
Smithsonian National Postal Museum

We also wish to thank the following members of the exhibition core team for their contribution to the exhibition presented at the Canadian Museum of Civilization from June 19, 2009 until January 3, 2010:

Danielle Goyer, Jean-François Léger, Justin Lenczewski, Chantal Baril and Stéphane Breton