South Georgia 2013 Centenary of Whaler's Church, Grytviken

From Stamps of the World
  • Issue date: 24h December 2013
  • six values
  • Design: Bee Design
  • Printed by: BDT International Security Printing, Ireland
  • Print process: lithography
  • stamp format height 36mm x width 36mm
  • Perforations: 13.25 x 13.25

Centenary of the Whalers Church, Grytviken

30p ~ church under construction, 1913 (built from prefabricated sections made in Strømmen, Norway)
50p ~ T E Binnie (portrait photograph by Edward B Binnie, second Resident Magistrate
65p ~ church interior, during a service
75p ~ church in present day (after restoration in late 1990s), photograph by Sarah Lurcock
£1 ~ church in snow, helicopter overhead (photograph by Robert Burton)
£1.20 ~ time lapse photograph of church at night by Dr Samantha Crimmin

  • Note: two bells were installed and first rung on Christmas Eve 1913; the first service in the church (consecration) was on Christmas Day, 1913

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