The 2011 stamp is the twenty-first in the series and depicts ‘Greylag on Orkney. This eye-catching piece of original artwork has been painted by renowned wildlife artist, Terence Lambert. Terence has been involved with the Wildlife Habitat Trust for many years, having been commissioned to paint the 1994 stamp artwork also, ‘Mallard on the Dyfi.’
Adam Henson, famous for his weekly commentary and seasonal updates on ‘Adam’s Farm’ part of BBC’s Country File on a Sunday evening, launched the new stamp at on Saturday 23rd July.
Visitors were invited to the WHT stand where they were able to purchase stamps, badges and limited edition prints, and watch Terence Lambert and Julian Novorol a previous stamp artist at work during the 3 days of the fair.
Alan Jarrett’s new book “Under Living Skies” was available to purchase on the stand, with Alan signing books upon request. Alan generously donated £5 to the WHT for each book sold at the fair.
A film of the stamp launch can be viewed below.
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