Federal Duck Stamp Gallery
Plates Issued: Intaglio - #157248, #157249. Color: Black. Designer/Modeler: Victor S. McCloskey, Jr. Engravers: Vignette - Matthew D. Fenton; Frame - John S. Edmondson; Letters - John S. Edmondson; Numerals - John S. Edmondson. First Day of Sale: July 1, 1945. Issue: 1945- Tweflth Duck Stamp. Quantity Sold: 1,725,505.
Inscription: Front - "U.S. Department of the Interior. Void after June 30, 1946. Migratory Bird Hunting Stamp. $1."
Owen J. Gromme (1896-1991)
Black and white wash painting of shovelers (now known as northern shovelers) by Owen J. Gromme, formerly curator of Birds and Mammals at the Milwaukee Public Museum.