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Artist or CreatorNicholas Garland
Title or CaptionNew stamps issued based on Dickens' 'A Christmas Carol'.
Extent1 item
Published byDaily Telegraph
Date10 Nov 1993
Size50.8 x 33cm
TechniqueBlack ink
Embedded text or transcriptThe Prize Turkey 35 Back to Basics A Christmas Carol 1993 Mr Scrooge's nephew 41
Floating Voter A Christmas Carol 1993 Bob Cratchit & Tiny Tim Labour Policies
Labour Party 19 A Christmas Carol 1993 Scrooge 30 Lone Mothers A Christmas Carol 1993
Person DepictedMajor; John (1943-)
Hurd; Douglas
Ashdown; Paddy
Smith; John
Clarke; Kenneth (1940-)
Scrooge; Ebenezer
Implied textBooks: A Christmas Carol by Charles Dickens (1843). The story stingy Ebenezer Scrooge's transformation after the visit of the ghost of Jacob Marley and the Ghosts of Christmas Past, Present, and Yet to Come.
NotesChristmas stamps went on sale yesterday [9/11/93]...The five stamps are attractively
designed by the children's book illustrator Quentin Blake and depict characters from
Dickens's 'A Christmas Carol', published 150 years ago. (Joe Joseph, The Times) Peter
Lilley attempted last night to reassure single parents as a political storm erupted over a
leaked cabinet paper disclosing that ways of cutting their cost to the state are under
consideration. (Philip Webster, The Times)
SubjectsConservative Party
postage stamps
Labour Party
Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs
Chancellor of the Exchequer
Liberal Democratic Party
party leaders
floating voters
prime ministers
single parents
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GB/BCA/2367Major; John (1943-)1943-   
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GB/BCA/2380Clarke; Kenneth (1940-)1940-   
GB/BCA/1686Scrooge; Ebenezer   
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