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Islands and Bridges - The Art of Roger Dean

Collection Issue Date: 19th August 2016

A fascinating collection featuring the amazingly varied work of Roger Dean.

Isle of Man Post Office is pleased to present 'Islands and Bridges', a set of six stamps showcasing the work of internationally-renowned artist and designer Roger Dean. The issue marks a most significant collaboration between the artist, Isle of Man Post Office and Manx National Heritage and coincides with a landmark exhibition, of the same name, at the Manx Museum in Douglas.

Issue Information

This enthralling collection features some of Roger Dean's most recognisable artwork from album covers of artists including Yes and Uriah Heep. The image on the 45p stamp titled 'Meeting Place' was inspired by the Isle of Man and created especially for this collection and aforementioned exhibition.
Roger Dean is internationally renowned for his album cover designs, posters and books. More than sixty million copies of his images have been sold around the world as posters, cards, calendars books and album covers. His work has been exhibited in galleries and museums worldwide including the Royal Academy of Arts, the V&A, the Royal College of Art and the Institute of Contemporary Arts (ICA) in London and the New York Culture Center, USA.
These stamps are a celebration of an artist who has inspired and continues to inspire generations of young men and women to become professional designers and artists. Whether a philatelic or a design enthusiast; there is something for everyone in this captivating collection.
Available in this collection are:
• Presentation Pack
• First Day Cover
• Set
• Sheet Set
In addition to the above we will be releasing some fantastic exclusive limited edition collectables – including a collaboration with Rick Wakeman! Sign up to our newsletter for all the latest developments.

Technical Information


Roger Dean


Dave Mousley, Sir Richard Branson & Rick Wakeman


Lowe Martin

Stamp Size

52 x 40mm


Four plus metallic


Offset Lithography


13 per 2cm


110gsm PVA Gummed


Sheets of 20

Issue Date

Friday 19th August 2016

Collection Products

Islands and Bridges Presentation Pack
Islands and Bridges Presentation Pack

Product Code: UM41
Product Issue Date: 19th August 2016

This fascinating collection begs you to delve deeper in to the exotic, fantasy worlds that Roger Dean has created.

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Price: £7.93


Islands and Bridges Roger Dean Special Exhibition Card Collection
Islands and Bridges Roger Dean Special Exhibition Card Collection

Product Code: UM43
Product Issue Date: 19th August 2016

This superb limited edition large-format deluxe card collection celebrates 'Islands and Bridges – The Art of Roger Dean' exhibition at the MNH Manx Museum in Douglas, Isle of Man and complements our stamp issue of the same name.

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Price: £22.50



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