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4c Republic of China stamp

Post Office Department1961-10-10

Smithsonian's National Postal Museum

Smithsonian's National Postal Museum

This Republic of China Issue stamp features a portrait of Sun Yat-sen. It commemorates the 50th anniversary of the establishment of the Republic of China. Sun Yat-sen was leader of the Chinese nationalist movement. He sought to modernize China. He was elected as provisional president of Republic of China for a brief period of time until the Qing Dynasty officially abdicated and Yuan Shikai took Sun Yat-sen’s place.

Scott Catalogue USA: 1188

Museum ID: 1980.2493.5396

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Details

  • Title: 4c Republic of China stamp
  • Creator: Post Office Department
  • Date Created: 1961-10-10
  • Subject Keywords: Republic of China, stamp
  • Medium: paper; ink (blue); adhesive / engraving

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