Details
Image number
GCL3367769
Title
POSTAGE STAMP, 1840 The 'Penny Black' of Great Britain, engraved by Frederick Heath and printed by Perkins Bacon & Co. Issued on 6 May 1840, it was the world's first adhesive postage stamp.
Description
POSTAGE STAMP, 1840 The 'Penny Black' of Great Britain, engraved by Frederick Heath and printed by Perkins Bacon & Co. Issued on 6 May 1840, it was the world's first adhesive postage stamp.
Photo credit
Granger / Bridgeman Images
Keywords
/ women / may / royal / great britain / crown / profile / artefact / middle / victoria / adhesive / portrait / invention / antique / victorian / penny black / heath / idea / queen / first / 1st / engraving / english / postage stamp / frederick / 1840
Availability
Dimension [pixels] Dimension in 300dpi [mm] File size [MB]
Large 2634 × 3240 px 223 × 274 mm 2 MB
Medium 833 × 1024 px 71 × 87 mm 1 MB
Small 488 × 600 px 41 × 51 mm 0 MB
Copyright
Undetermined copyright
Permissions
PERMISSION REQUIRED FOR NON EDITORIAL USAGE
Restrictions
CANNOT BE LICENSED TO CLIENTS IN NORTH AMERICA

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