70th Birthday of Prince Charles

The 70th Birthday of Prince Charles Stamps

Project Info

Client Isle of Man Post Office
Skills Graphic Design, Illustration

Project Description

The 70th Birthday of Prince Charles Stamps

The Isle of Man Post Office and Glazier Design are delighted to present this set of six stamps. Featuring the work of four eminent portrait artists of our time who have painted HRH Prince Charles.

We are indebted to the Royal Society of Portrait Painters for their help in compiling material as we celebrate the 70th birthday of the Prince. 2018 also sees the 60th anniversary of HM Queen Elizabeth II conferring on Prince Charles the title Prince of Wales on 26th July 1958, some six years after he became the heir apparent.

The 14th November 2018 marks the 70th birthday of His Royal Highness Charles, Prince of Wales, the eldest son of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II.

Prince Charles, was born at Buckingham Palace in 1948 and is heir apparent to the British throne. As such he holds many titles, including Duke of Cornwall, Duke of Rothesay, Earl of Carrick, Earl of Chester, Baron of Renfrew, Lord of the Isles and Prince and Great Steward of Scotland. He is father to Prince William, Duke of Cambridge, and Prince Harry of Wales.

 

Prince Charles’ Achievements

His Royal Highness has achieved great recognition as an environmentalist, for his views on the dangers facing our planet from climate change furthermore Charles is a proponent of organic farming and as a regular commentator on architecture and building conservation.

Through many years of service to our great nation and the nations of the Commonwealth, Prince Charles has consistently acted as a humanitarian, with his tireless support of countless charities as well as The Prince’s Trust and the sixteen other charities he has started. He will take over as head of the Commonwealth when Her Majesty the Queen leaves the role.

As well as being a champion of many arts charities and organisations, His Royal Highness is an accomplished watercolour artist and has published several books on the subject.

You can purchase the full stamp set here.