Sunday, April 01, 2007

Royal Mail to celebrate the abolition of the slave trade

Royal Mail is commemorating the bicentenary of the Abolition of the transatlantic Slave Trade on British ships with a brand new series of stamps.

The stamps feature six portraits of the most prominent Abolitionists, including William Wilberforce, Hannah More and Thomas Clarkson, all designed by Howard Brown.

Thomas Clarkson and Granville Sharp.

Hannah More and Ignatius Sancho.

For more info on pricing and shipping check the Royal Mail website.