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Although it was based on a simple photographic treatment, the Cathedrals issue was a stunning set. As with all its fellows, the stamp of Gloucester Cathedral looks down the nave to give a wonderful sense of the dimensions of this impressive Gothic building.
The decision to eschew full colour in favour of monochrome was inspired. Silver hues suggest both richness and antiquity, imparting a simple elegance to a view which might otherwise have looked too cluttered, and too much like a tourist’s postcard.
Design: Howard Brown.
Printing: litho by Enschedé.
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