Friday, May 6, 2011

Postage Stamps Celebrate Morris and Company's 150 Year Anniversary

Royal Mail is celebrating the creative genius of Victorian arts & crafts designers, Morris & Co., on a new set of stamps issued today, 5th May.

The set of six stamps (two 1st Class, two 76p and two £1.10) highlight some of the company’s most beautiful hand-crafted designs, which were fashioned in wood, fabric, wallpaper, tiles and stained glass.

The original company of Morris, Marshall, Faulkner & Company was founded 150 years ago in 1861, and quickly established a reputation for . . .

Full story at: Royal Mail

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