200th Anniversary of John Keats 'Odes to A....'

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Born 31 October 1795 in London, John Keats is one of the greatest English poets and a key figure in the Romantic Movement.  He has become the epitome of the young, doomed poet.

During his short life. Keats wrote some of the most beautiful and timeless poems in the English language.  Among his greatest achievements in his sequence of six lyric odes, written between March and September 1819 when he was just twenty-four years old.  Tragically, he died of tuberculosis in February 1821.

48p: Ode on a Gregian Urn

65p: Ode on Indolence

66p: Ode on Melancholy

80p: Ode to a Nightingale

90p: Ode to Psyche

98p: To Autumn


Date of Issue 24 July 2019
Designer Keith Robinson
Printer Southern Colour Print
Values 48p, 65p, 66p, 80p, 90p, 98p
Process Offset Lithography
Stamp Size 40mm deep x 30mm wide
Paper Phosphor Gummed Stamp Paper 103gsm
Sheet 10
Perforation 13.33 x 13.60
Cylinder A

200th Anniversary of John Keats 'Odes to A....'