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EMPIRE MAIL: GEORGE V AND THE GPO
This major exhibition looks at the passions of King George V, the 'philatelist king', alongside an extraordinary period of design and innovation in the General Post Office during his reign.
An era of conflict and great change, the reign of George V spanned from 1910 to 1936 and saw the development of a number of communication methods which brought the world closer together.
Featuring posters, vehicles, pillar boxes, philatelic rarities and gems from the GPO Film Unit, Empire Mail: George V & The GPO will explore themes such as innovations in mail transportation, the first Atlantic air crossing, the rise of graphic design in the 1920s and 1930s and war-time memorabilia.
The items on display will comprise of a unique collection sourced from the treasures of the British Postal Museum & Archive and the Royal Philatelic Collection, including a display of exquisite stamps and stamp artwork.
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