Post Office Celebrates Trollope

There will be a talk tonight entitled “My Dear Tony”, which will be given by Julian Stray (senior curator of the British Postal Museum and Archive) about Trollope’s career in the Post Office.  It takes place at 7pm at the Phoenix Centre, British Postal Museum Phoenix Place, London WC1X 0DL

Special Post Office franking used on all stamped mail in the UK to mark the Bicentenary

The Pop It In The Post exhibition is currently at the Islington Museum (until 2nd May) before going on tour around the UK.

Trollope’s Writing Desk

Trollope’s signature stamp

An example of a Victorian Pillar Box

Two original green pillar boxes from the Victorian era

All about Trollope’s role in the introduction of the pillar box

 

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