Friday, December 21, 2012

Stamps Celebrate Charles Dickens's 200th Birthday

Pitcairn Islands has released a set of 4 postage stamps honoring the bicentenary of the birth of Charles Dickens.

Charles John Huffam Dickens (1812 – 1870) was an English writer and social critic who is generally regarded as one of the world's greatest novelists and the creator of some of the world's most memorable fictional characters.

During his lifetime Dickens's works enjoyed unprecedented . . .

Read more at Pitcairn Islands Philatelic Bureau


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