In the lead-up to Christmas we are showcasing some of the festive items in our collection across our social networks. Behind the door of our virtual advent calendar today is…
Triple Arch from West Front (1989)
One of five stamps issued by Royal Mail in 1989 to commemorate both Christmas and the 800th Anniversary of Ely Cathedral.
This stamp is a “semi-postal”, meaning that a charity surcharge (of 1p) was added to the price of the stamp.
Designer: David Gentleman
See larger images of all the items in our Virtual Advent Calendar on Flickr.