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Charles Dickens 1812 - 1870 - Pair

Charles Dickens 1812 - 1870 - Pair

£19.22

Eight stamps portray key scenes and characters from eight of Charles Dickens best-loved novels. A pair is two stamps taken from the same sheet of ten; selvedges are also retained and will include the traffic lights.
Date of issue 09-06-2020
Withdrawal date 09-06-2022
Designer Mark & Julie Wilkinson
Sheet 10
Size 40mm x 30mm
Process Four colour offset lithography
Denominations 54p, 70p, 84p, 88p, £1.05, £1.18, £1.50 & £2.92

Additional Information

2020 marks 150 years since the death of Charles Dickens, widely regarded as the greatest author of the Victorian era. Appreciated for his vast contribution to English literature, Dickens is particularly well known for his powerful and evocative descriptions of Victorian London. Many of Dickens' novels carry social commentary, exploring themes of poverty and social tension and often taking real people and circumstances, including Dickens' own, as their inspiration. This stamp issue commemorates the life of Charles Dickens with a celebration of some of his best-loved works. 

Additional Information

2020 marks 150 years since the death of Charles Dickens, widely regarded as the greatest author of the Victorian era. Appreciated for his vast contribution to English literature, Dickens is particularly well known for his powerful and evocative descriptions of Victorian London. Many of Dickens' novels carry social commentary, exploring themes of poverty and social tension and often taking real people and circumstances, including Dickens' own, as their inspiration. This stamp issue commemorates the life of Charles Dickens with a celebration of some of his best-loved works.