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Design for embossed stamp paper (litho)

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Design for embossed stamp paper (litho)
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Wyon, William (1795-1851) / English
British Postal Museum and Archive, London, UK
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William Wyon was official chief engraver at the Royal Mint from 1828-51; Wyon's City Medal was the model for the head on the line-engraved postage stamps of 1840-79, beginning with the Penny Black, the world's first adhesive postage stamp, the embossed stamps of 1847-54 and the postal stationery 1841-1901;

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© British Postal Museum & Archive / © Royal Mail Group Ltd 2024 courtesy of The Postal Museum / Bridgeman Images
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drawing / profile / head / format / portrait / template / queen victoria / post / postage stamp / 1819-1901 / Engraving / Mzengraving
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Largest available format 7736 × 9396 px 6 MB
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Large 7736 × 9396 px 655 × 796 mm 6.2 MB
Medium 843 × 1024 px 71 × 87 mm 646 KB

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