Winter 2007 - Volume 11 Number 1


"Stamp: The Doctor"


By Martin Stabler

This photograph is of a stamp issued in 1947 in honor of the

doctors of America. The image is a reproduction of the

painting "The Doctor" by Sir Luke Fildes. The stamp was first

placed on sale in Atlantic City, New Jersey, on June 9, 1947.

Mr Stabler was a stamp collector as a child and has used this

photograph to create notecards when sending a thank you

to a physician. Mr Stabler is a consultant in the Quality and

Informatics Department at Group Health Cooperative.


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