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Catalogue code: AS871
As ever, while our esteemed subjects come from many different fields of endeavour, they are united by a shared drive and determination. From John Archer, the first Afro-Caribbean London Mayor, to Mary Leakey, who changed our understanding of evolution; each one was a colossus of their time and made a significant difference to the world we know today.
Born Ronald William Parkinson Smith, he was one of the world’s most celebrated portrait and fashion photographers: a perfectionist celebrated for his ‘action realism’ style.
Leigh was an English actress who won Oscars for her powerful and iconic performances as Scarlett O’Hara in Gone With the Wind and Blanche DuBois in A Streetcar Named Desire.
Peter Wilton Cushing was a British character actor who played a number of highly memorable roles including Professor Van Helsing, Grand Moff Tarkin and Sherlock Holmes.
David Lloyd George
Lloyd George was Prime Minister from 1916 to 1922 and was one of the true radicals in politics. Although born in Manchester, he was the first and only Welshman to hold the office of PM.
While studying at the Sorbonne in Paris, David developed a love of fine cuisine, which she shared with austere, post-war Britain through a series of groundbreaking cookbooks.
Born in Liverpool of Barbadian descent, John Archer was a prize-winning photographer who further distinguished himself by becoming the first ever Afro-Caribbean London Mayor.
One of the UK’s finest ever classical composers. His works include a number of operas as well as the War Requiem, first performed at the consecration of the rebuilt Coventry Cathedral.
An eminent archaeologist and anthropologist, Leakey’s discoveries were so significant that they forced scientists to radically change many long-held views about human evolution.
Bill Shankly was a Scottish footballer and manager who achieved his greatest successes at Liverpool FC, with whom he won three First Division titles, two FA Cups and the UEFA Cup.
Widely acknowledged as one of the most respected figures in British broadcasting history, Dimbleby was the anchor of the BBC flagship programme Panorama from 1955 until 1965.
Design Together Design
Stamp format/size Square 35mm x 35mm
Printer Cartor Security Printing
Perforation 14.5 x 14.5
Phosphor All over
Number per sheet 25/50