Department of Posts

Dr. William Carey Bicentenary 1793-1993
First Day Cover and Stamp
January 9, 1993


"The Department of Posts is privileged to issue a stamp on Dr. William Carey, 

who adopted India as his country and strived to serve her people.  

The stamp design depicts Dr. William Carey's portrait at his writing desk,

against the backdrop of Serampore College."  (Stamp Brochure, page 5

First Day Cover, Obverse


Click on the Links Below for Additional Images


First Day Stamp Images

Obverse Left Side Detail Obverse Right Side Detail Reverse Side Detail


Stamp Brochure Images

Brochure Cover Brochure Page 2 Brochure Page 3
Brochure Page 4 Brochure Page 5 Brochure Back


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Created:  October 15, 2000        Updated:  September 10, 2001