Classic British Stamps of 1964
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The stamp event of the year for 1964 was the 400th anniversary of the birth of William Shakespeare. A set of five stamps featured characters from his plays: Puck & Bottom (A Midsummer Night's Dream); Feste (Twelfth Night); Balcony Scene (Romeo and Juliet); Eve of Agincourt (Henry V); and Hamlet contemplating Yorick's Skull.
Other stamp issues celebrated the 10th International Botanical Congress; the opening of the Forth Road Bridge; and the 20th International Geographical Congress.