Antigua and Barbuda 2012 The War of 1812 (USA - Great Britain)

From Stamps of the World

  • Issue date: 12th November 2012
  • six values in a sheetlet, and a further value in a miniature sheet
  • Designed from 19th century paintings and prints
  • Printed by:
  • Print Process: lithography
  • Perforations: 12 x 12


Sheetlet (3 x 2):
$2.75 ~ HMS Shannon encounters American frigate Chesapeake in Halifax harbour, by Louis Haghe, 1706-1885
$2.75 ~ engagement between USS Constitution and HMS Guerriere, by Michele F Cornè, 1752-1845
$2.75 ~ portrait of American President James Madison (1816), by John Vanderlyn, 1775-1852
$2.75 ~ portrait of American President Andrew Jackson (1875) by Ralph Earl (Jackson was a Major-General during the War of 1812)
$2.75 ~ the US Capitol building after fire set by British troops (August 1814), watercolour by George Munger, 1771-1825
$2.75 ~ The Battle of Lake Erie (Sept 1813) by William Henry Powell, 1823-1879), painting of 1865 depicting US Commodore Perry in rowing boat Miniature sheet:
$9 ~ The Bombardment of Fort McHenry, near Baltimore (1814) by John Bower: naval scene


Sheetlet and Miniature sheet[edit]

sheetlet of EC$2.75 x 6
$9