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Christmas 2019 - Carols

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Christmas 2019 - Carols

Christmas 2019 - Carols (view technical specs)

The word carol comes from the French word carole, meaning circle dance, or song of praise and joy. The singing of carols did not originate with Christianity, but with the pagan practice of celebrating the seasons. There are historical records from as early as 129 AD of songs written specifically for Christmas celebrations. These Christmas songs were primarily written in Latin, and were not called Carols, but hymns. 

Technical Specs

Design:Stephen Perera
Illustration / Photography:ingimage.com
Printer:Cartor Security Printers
Process:Offset Lithography
Colours:4 colours
Stamp size:33 x 28mm
Issue date:2019-11-02
Stamp Values:22p, 40p, 64p, 70p, 80p, 3