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This collection of stamps consists mainly of stamps from Guernsey, England, the hometown of Sir Isaac Brock, and includes the first commemorative postage stamps issued on the bicentenary of the birth of Sir Isaac Brock. This book was presented to Brock University by Sir William Arnold, Bailiff of Guernsey, on the inauguration of the Postal Services of the Bailiwick of Guernsey. The Canadian stamp, issued in 1969 to commemorate the 200th anniversary of the birth of Sir Isaac Brock, is based on a miniature watercolour on ivory painted by Gerald Sinclair Hayward in 1896, which in turn was based on the original portrait by J. Hudson. Also included on the stamp is a picture of Brock’s Monument in Queenston. Included with the stamp is a sketch of Brock’s military career, as well as a commemorative envelope with the same stamp affixed and postmarked. Inside this envelope is a gold coin with a profile portrait of Brock on one side with the following inscription “Major General Sir Isaac Brock K.C.B. 1769-1812”. The other side of the coin shows the coat of arms of Sir Isaac Brock.