Norman Todhunter is active/lives in California. Norman Todhunter is known for illustrator, designer-postage stamps.
Biography Norman Todhunter
Illustrator and designer Norman Todhunter, son of artist Francis Todhunter, is particularly noted for his work designing numerous United States postal stamps. Todhunter was one of the artists instrumental in encouraging the post office to produce the more colorful stamps we enjoy today, and he was also the creator of several memorable designs.
In the 1950s, the Post Office Department was slowly acquiring facilities to print more complex and colorful stamps. In 1957 an engraved stamp picturing the American flag was printed in three colors from a single plate. The promotional value of stamps was being noted, and the first Citizens' Stamp Advisory Committee was formed. Its members, led by a New York artist, Ervine Metzl, pushed for more
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