Item 20 - Stamp commemorating the centenary of the sinking of the RMS Titanic

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IE IJA J/7/20


Stamp commemorating the centenary of the sinking of the RMS Titanic


  • 2012 (Creation)

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1 stamp

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An Post is the state-owned provider of postal services in the Republic of Ireland. Previous to 1984, known as Department of Posts and Telegraphs (P&T, P+T and P⁊T), 1924-1984.

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An Post produced four stamps commemorating the centenary of the sinking of the RMS Titanic. One of the 55c stamps, shows Fr Frank Browne SJ, who travelled aboard the Titanic from Southampton to Cork, with the Titanic at anchor off Cobh.

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The Irish Jesuit Archives are open only to bona fide researchers. Access by advance appointment. Further details: [email protected]

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No material may be reproduced without the written permission of the Archivist. Copyright restrictions apply. Photocopying is not available. Digital photography is at the discretion of the Archivist.

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