As regular readers will know, occasionally I deviate from the postcard theme on this blog and sometimes blog about related topics - today is one of those days. It's been a few weeks since I've taken part in Sunday Stamps, but having managed to strain my back all the gardening I planned to do this weekend has been put on hold, so I now have more time for blogging. This week's prompt was to 'share anyone honoured by a stamp'. I had a quick scan through my First Day Cover collection and decided upon this one, 'British Polar Explorers', from 1972.
From top left, moving clockwise, they are ...
James Clarke Ross (1800 - 1862)
Martin Frobisher (1535 - 1594)
Robert Falcon Scott (1869 - 1912)
Henry Hudson (1560 - 1611)