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This set includes battlefield poppy imagery created especially for this stamp issue. With images including images including an artefact and a memorial.
'Battlefield Poppy' by Giles Revell.A single poppy stands against a chaotic and barren background.
'To My Brother' by Vera Brittain.
In June 1918, she wrote 'To My Brother', a poem commemorating Edward's bravery on the Somme two years previously. Four days later, Edward was killed.
A stamp of munitions worker Lottie Meade.
This studio portrait shows Charlotte 'Lottie' Meade. Reflecting her work as a munitions worker, Meade is posing in her overalls, her hair covered by a headscarf.
A stamp depicting Travoys arriving with wounded at a dressing station at Smol, Macedonia. September 1916, Stanley Spencer. This painting was inspired by an incident he witnessed in September 1916.
A stamp of the Thiepval Memorial, Somme, France. The village of Thiepval was a key strategic point on the Somme battlefield.
Captain AC Green's Battle of Jutland Commemorative Medal.After Jutland, unofficial medals were struck to commemorate the battle.
Special Stamps Technical Specifications
Design Hat Trick
Stamp format/size Square 35mm x 35mm
Printer International Security Printers
Print process Lithography
Perforation 14.5 x 14.5
Phosphor Bars as appropriate