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commemorative postage stamp

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact15027
Dates
1952
Collection
Dr. Jacalyn Duffin Collection
Category
Archival Items
Classification
Archival, Items
Ephemera
Accession Number
017020005
Description
Single French postage stamp of a portrait of Dr. René Laënnec (1781-1826); Dr. Laennec is featured from his chest to his head, wearing a formal suit with a white flowing ascot; his last name and dates of his lifespan can be found at the bottom of the stamp; stamp price is 12f.
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Accession Number
017020005
Collection
Dr. Jacalyn Duffin Collection
Category
Archival Items
Classification
Archival, Items
Ephemera
MeSH Heading
Archival
Physicians -- ephemera
Description
Single French postage stamp of a portrait of Dr. René Laënnec (1781-1826); Dr. Laennec is featured from his chest to his head, wearing a formal suit with a white flowing ascot; his last name and dates of his lifespan can be found at the bottom of the stamp; stamp price is 12f.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Belonged to the donor, Dr. Jacalyn Duffin, MD, PhD, a hematologist and historian who held the Hannah Chair of the History of Medicine at Queen's University from1988 to 2017.
Maker
Charles Mazelin
Site Made (Country)
France
Dates
1952
Date Remarks
Found through research
Material
paper: cream
ink: green, black
Inscriptions
On the front: "REPUBLIQUE FRANCAISE // POSTES // 12F // C Mazelin // 1781 LAENNEC 1826"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 2005
2005-5-6 Binder C pg 11 a
Length
6.9 cm
Width
5.0 cm
Depth
0.2 cm
Unit Of Measure
centimeters
Copy Type
original
Reference Types
website
Reference Comments
https://colnect.com/en/stamps/list/country/2626-France/year/1952/page/2
https://www.stampcommunity.org/topic.asp?TOPIC_ID=6541&whichpage=6
Research Facts
The first website shows that the stamp was published in France in 1952.
The second website shows that it was engraved by Charles Mazelin. Unable to find any company responsible for publication or the city.
Images
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