Falkland Islands 2005 The Death of Nelson, Battle of Trafalgar

From Stamps of the World

  • Issue date: 21st October 2005
  • one value in a miniature sheet
  • Design: Andrew Robinson
  • Printed by: Joh. Enschedé Stamps, Netherlands
  • Print process: lithography
  • sheet format height 75mm x width 110mm
  • Perforations: 13.6 x 13.6

Bicentenary of the Battle of Trafalgar
Miniature sheet £2 The Fall of Nelson, Battle of Trafalgar, 21 October 1805, from the National Maritime Museum, Greenwich, painted by Denis Dighton in about 1825

Notes. The original painting used for the design has an error, in that HMS Victory is depicted with high gunwhales and a rounded bow, modifications to the vessel only made subsequent to the Battle of Trafalgar

Miniature sheet


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