The Nancy Reagan Forever Stamp is slated to be released to the public in a ceremony at the Ronald Reagan Presidential Library in Simi Valley, Kalifornië, op Julie 6, on what would have been her 101st birthday.
“First lady Nancy Reagan served the American people with grace,” het dr. Jill Biden, the current first lady, who hosted the portrait ceremony at the White House.
“She understood that the role of first lady came with inherent pitfalls and scrutiny. Yet she found the humanity in it all,” added Mrs. Biden.
The current first lady was joined at the podium by Postmaster General Louis DeJoy, as well as by Fred Ryan, chairman of the Board of Trustees of The Ronald Reagan Presidential Foundation and Institute, en mev. Reagan’s niece, Anne Peterson.
The stamp artwork is based on Mev. Reagan’s official oil-on-canvas portrait by artist Aaron Shikler, which was unveiled in 1989.
It shows the stunning former actress in her signature simple but elegant style, with her brown eyes staring proudly to her left, above the start of a smile at the corner of her lips, and beneath the first lady’s familiar high-cut feathered hair.
She is wearing a five-layer strand of pearls around her neck just above the top of a dress in her preferred color of red.