Details
IMAGE number
BAL1191979
Title
Black one penny postage stamp showing the head of Queen Victoria, 1840 and 1841 respectively (postage stamp)
Location
Private Collection
Medium
paper
Date
C19th AD
Description
The Penny Black was the world's first adhesive postage stamp used in a public postal system. It was issued in Britain on 1 May 1840, for official use from 6 May of that year and features a profile of Queen Victoria.
Photo credit
Bridgeman Images
Keywords
stamp / british / one penny / postage / post
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