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A History of Britain in Thirty-six Postage Stamps, Chris West, Maynard Sundman Lecture 2013

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Friday, October 25, 2013 at the Smithsonian's National Postal Museum The author of "A History of Britain in Thirty-six Postage Stamps" explored his country's recent history through its most fascinating, beautiful, and eccentric postage stamps. From Queen Victoria's Penny Black to the struggles of post-World War II reconstruction, West showed that stamps mirror the events, attitudes, and styles of their time. The lecture was followed by a light reception and book signing. View past Sundman lectures here: http://npm.si.edu/sundman