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commemorative postage stamp

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Dates
1964
circa 1964
Collection
Dr. Michael A. Chiong Patent Medicine Collection
Category
Archival Items
Classification
Archival, Publications
Accession Number
996001821
Description
Used paper stamp from Belgium with a likeness of A. Vesalius and an arm.
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Accession Number
996001821
Collection
Dr. Michael A. Chiong Patent Medicine Collection
Category
Archival Items
Classification
Archival, Publications
MeSH Heading
Philately -- ephemera
Physicians -- ephemera
Description
Used paper stamp from Belgium with a likeness of A. Vesalius and an arm.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Purchased by Dr. Chiong for his patent medicine collection, before July 15, 1995.
Maker
Belgium
Site Made (Country)
Belgium
Dates
1964
circa 1964
Date Remarks
Copyright date
Material
paper: green; black; white
Inscriptions
"50c // A. VESALIUS 1514-1564 // BELGIE // BELGIQUE // AD. XLII // JD 1964"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 2005
2005-2-2 Box #8
Dimension Notes
Length: 3.9 cm. x Width: 2.8 cm.
Condition Remarks
Mild age/sun discolouration; postmarked
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Book
Reference Comments
1989 Webster's Dictionary
Research Facts
Andreas Vesalius was a Flemish anatomist who questioned the traditional doctrines of Aristotle and Galen and wrote "De humani corporis fabica" in 1543 ("Of what the human body is made")
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