FDC: Charles Dickens

This FDC commemorates the bicentenary of the birth of one of Britain’s greatest writers: Charles Dickens.

The cover features illustrations of characters from some of Dickens’ novels.

FDC Cover Charles Dickens UK 2012

Country: United Kingdom
Date: 19th June 2012

Stamp Details

From left to right:

  • Mr Bumble, from Oliver Twist
  • Mr Pickwick, from The Pickwick Papers
  • The Marchioness, from The Old Curiosity Shop
  • Mrs Gamp, from Martin Chuzzlewit
  • Captain Cuttle, from Dombey and Son
  • Mr Micawber, from David Copperfield

The illustrations are taken from Character Sketches from Charles Dickens, c. 1890, by Joseph Clayton Clarke.

The Life and Times of Charles DIckens

The insert provides details of DIckens’ remarkable life. Click the image below for easier reading.

FDC Cover Charles Dickens UK 2012

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