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commemorative postage stamp

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Dates
1978 (?)
circa 1978 (?)
Collection
Dr. Michael A. Chiong Patent Medicine Collection
Category
Archival Items
Military Medicine
Classification
Archival, Publications
Military Medicine
Accession Number
996001830
Description
Stamp issued by Mauritius commemorating the 50th anniversary of the discovery of penicillin; first in series of four; the problem of infection during WWI, showing soldiers carrying a body off a field against a background of bacteria, and a doctor writing at a desk.
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Accession Number
996001830
Collection
Dr. Michael A. Chiong Patent Medicine Collection
Category
Archival Items
Military Medicine
Classification
Archival, Publications
Military Medicine
MeSH Heading
Philately -- ephemera
Penicillins -- ephemera
Military Medicine
Military Medicine -- Archival -- other
Military Medicine -- army
Military Medicine -- First World War -- World War One -- WW1 -- WWI
Military Medicine -- Archival -- pictorial works
Description
Stamp issued by Mauritius commemorating the 50th anniversary of the discovery of penicillin; first in series of four; the problem of infection during WWI, showing soldiers carrying a body off a field against a background of bacteria, and a doctor writing at a desk.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Purchased by Dr. Chiong for his patent medicine collection, before July 15, 1995.
Maker
Mauritius
Site Made (Country)
Mauritius
Dates
1978 (?)
circa 1978 (?)
Date Remarks
50th anniversary
Material
paper: white; red; black; purple
Inscriptions
"50th ANNIVERSARY OF THE DISCOVERY OF PENICILLIN // The problem of infection: World War I // Mauritius"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 2005
2005-2-2 Box #8
Dimension Notes
Length: 2.7 cm. x Width: 4.4 cm.
Condition Remarks
No marks or tears
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Book
Reference Comments
Webster's Dictionary
Research Facts
Penicillin discovered by Sir Alexander Fleming, who won the Nobel Prize in 1945 for his work
Images
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