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John Lennon's stamp album

Description:

A circa 1950 hardcover Mercury stamp album originally owned by Stanley Parkes, a cousin of John Lennon (1940-1980). Parkes gave the album to Lennon and encouraged his interest in stamp collecting. The album has 145 pages and 546 stamps from several countries including India, the United States, and New Zealand.

Date:
c. 1950
Markings:
MECURY / [figurative of Mecury head in a circle] / STAMP ALBUM
Medium:
paper; ink; board
Dimensions:
Overall: 21.6 x 17 x 1.9cm (8 1/2 x 6 11/16 x 3/4in.)
Museum ID:
2005.2018.1
Place:
GREAT BRITAIN

Glossary

  • John Lennon childhood stamp album
  • front cover
  • back cover
  • Front flyleaf
  • Pages 00-01
  • Pages 04-05
  • Pages 06-07
  • Pages 08-09
  • Pages 10-11
  • Pages 12-13
  • Pages 14-15
  • Pages 16-17
  • Pages 18-19
  • Pages 20-21
  • Pages 22-23
  • Pages 24-25
  • Pages 26-27
  • Pages 28-29
  • Pages 30-31
  • Pages 32-33
  • Pages 34-35
  • Pages 36-37
  • Pages 38-39
  • Pages 40-41
  • Pages 42-43
  • Pages 44-45
  • Pages 46-47
  • Pages 48-49
  • Pages 50-51
  • Pages 52-53
  • Pages 54-55
  • Pages 56-57
  • Pages 58-59
  • Pages 60-61
  • Pages 62-63
  • Pages 64-65
  • Pages 66-67
  • Pages 68-69
  • Pages 70-71
  • Pages 72-73
  • Pages 74-75
  • Pages 76-77
  • Pages 78-79
  • Pages 80-81
  • Pages 82-83
  • Pages 84-85
  • Pages 86-87
  • Pages 88-89
  • Pages 90-91
  • Pages 92-93
  • Pages 94-95
  • Pages 96-97
  • Pages 98-99
  • Pages 100-101
  • Pages 102-103
  • Pages 104-105
  • Pages 106-107
  • Pages 108-109
  • Pages 110-111
  • Pages 112-113
  • Pages 114-115
  • Pages 116-117
  • Pages 118-119
  • Pages 120-121
  • Pages 122-123
  • Pages 124-125
  • Pages 126-127
  • Pages 128-129
  • Pages 130-131
  • Pages 132-133
  • Pages 134-135
  • Pages 136-137
  • Pages 138-139
  • Pages 140-141
  • Pages 142-143
  • Pages 144-145
  • Pages 146-147
  • Pages 148-149
  • Pages 150-151
  • Pages 152-153
  • Pages 154-155
  • Back flyleaf
  • John Lennon as a child
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