Title

You Need to Get Your Head Examined: The Unchanging Portrait of Queen Victoria on Nineteenth-Century British Postage Stamps

Editor

Thomas Lera

Document Type

Book Chapter

Publication Date

2012

Abstract

Introduction -- Keynote address from 2011 symposium. Do We Still Need a Postal System? Thoughts on a Twenty-First-Century Federal Communications Policy / David Hochfelder. -- 2010 symposium-stamps and the mail: imagery, icons, and identity. Introduction to the 2010 Symposium / Thomas Lera ; Hermes: Message and Messenger / Diane DeBlois, Robert Dalton Harris, and Sune Christian Pedersen ; You Need to Get Your Head Examined: The Unchanging Portrait of Queen Victoria on Nineteenth-Century British Postage Stamps / Catherine J. Golden ; Debating Identity and Origins with Early Twentieth-Century American Commemoratives / Sheila A. Brennan ; The Trans-Mississippi Exposition Commemorative Stamp Issue and National Identity at the Turn of the Twentieth Century / Tessa Sabol ; Stalin on Stamps: Design, Propaganda, Politics / Alexander Kolchinsky ; Bearing Philatelic Witness: Victims of Stalinism on Stamps / Robin Gates Elliott ; Postage Stamp Images as Cultural Markers / Jack Trammell. -- 2011 Symposium-how commerce and industry shaped the mails. Introduction to the 2011 symposiums / Thomas Lera ; Rural Americans, Postcards, and the Fiscal Transformation of the Post Office Department, 1909-1911 / Daniel Gifford ; Order No. 10: Post Office Protection of the Express Cartel / David L. Straight ; Postmarking Records, Cancellations, and Postmaster Pay / Erick Lee Erickson ; "Live Chicks" Require First Class Treatment: The U.S. Special Handling Service / Robert G. Rufe ; United States Parcel Post System: Postage Due Stamps and Proofs / Harry K. Charles Jr

Published In

Washington, DC: Smithsonian Institution Scholarly Press

Pages

19-26

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