Tristan da Cunha 2016 Tristan Biodiversity (part one)

From Stamps of the World
  • Issue date: 10th November 2016
  • four values
  • Designed by: Andrew Robinson
  • Printed by: Cartor, France
  • Print process : offset lithography
  • stamp format: height 28½ x width 42½mm
  • Perforations: 13.25 x 13.5

Commemorating Peter Green (Pieter Willem Groen), Tristan settler and community leader

35p ~ View of Katwijk, painting (1884) by Emil Neumann, 1842-1903, showing the beach with boats and the Oude Kerk
50p ~ wreck of the American schooner Emily of Stonnington off Tristan in 1836
£1 ~ Peter Green’s house in Edinburgh, Tristan, flying an ensign
£1.60 ~ portrait of Peter Green (Pieter Willem Groen)
Pieter Willem Groen, born in Katwijk-aan-Zee (Holland), was on board the Emily when it was wrecked (all crew were saved).
He settled and married on Tristan. A community leader, he was honoured for his rescues of other shipwrecked sailors by Queen Victoria,
the King of Italy and by President Rutherford B Hayes (USA, 1879)

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