Versatile American artist, printer, watercolorist, lithographer and major illustrator throughout the golden age of advertising art (1930s-60s), during which he designed an astonishing 37 U.S. postage stamps. Item #31504
Signed First Day Cover, 6½" X 3½", cancelled in Washington, DC on 14 February 1967 and with "First Day of Issue" boldly stamped. Single Richards-designed 25-cent "Frederick Douglass" stamp at upper right. Near fine. Printed blue and gold "First Day Cover" decorative cachet at left; no distracting recipient's name/address. Near the center, Richards signs in full in blue ballpoint. Quite attractive.