The Penny Black
Images from our collection related to episode 6 of The Peoples Post, a 15 episode series airing on BBC Radio 4 at 13:45, Monday-Friday from 5-23 December 2011.

The Penny Black - 12 December 2011: The introduction of the Penny Black was one of a series of changes Rowland Hill made to the postal service in the 1840s, which in many ways formed the basis of the modern era of cheap communications.
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