September 1, an envelope with a commemorative stamp in the “World Cultural Celebrities” series is to be released into circulation for the 225th birth anniversary of James F. Cooper (1789–1851)

James Fenimore Cooper was an American novelist of classic adventure fiction.

He became world-famous for his series of novels featuring the main hero – Natty Bumppo, a hunter also known as the Deerslayer, Pathfinder, Hawkeye, Leatherstocking, Long Rifle. James F. Cooper depicted the struggle of the European settlers against the American Indians: Pioneers (1823), The Last of the Mohicans (1826), The Prairie (1827), The Pathfinder, or the Inland Sea (1840), The Deerslayer (1841).

The envelope with a commemorative stamp depicts a composition of various arts symbols; James F. Cooper’s portrait against his books in the background.

Design: R. Komsa (stamp), A. Povarikhin (illustration).
Face value: letter “A”.
Circulation: 1 million.

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