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Year of the Rat Set and Sheet Set

A vibrant set of four stamps designed by Manx artist Megan Hindley of Stedhead Art. Each of the lively and playful images perfectly capture the physical agility and intelligence of this often maligned creature which is so successfully ubiquitous worldwide.

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  • In Chinese culture there are twelve Chinese zodiac animals used to represent years, and 2020 is the Year of the Rat.

    Manx artist Megan Hindley has wonderfully illustrated this set of four beautiful stamps, depicting the personality aspects of someone born under the year of the Rat.  The four very clever designs evoke the spirit and personality of the Rat, a character that is much celebrated in Chinese culture.

    About the artist

    Megan Hindley, better known as Stedhead, is a young Manx artist whose distinctive graphic style lends itself perfectly to the theme. She is an illustrator, tattoo artist and muralist who currently lives in Italy. She has undertaken mural commissions in London as part of a women’s collective and her work can be seen on the Island on the Castletown Police Dog Unit and Swimming Baths buildings and the New Hong Kong café takeaway in Castle Street, Douglas as well as the Foraging Vintner in Port Erin.

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