US 1954 Entrepreneur George Eastman (1854-1932) 3c. Scott. 1062

US 1954 Entrepreneur George Eastman (1854-1932) 3c. Scott. 1062

Series: George Eastman Issue

Stamp details: George Eastman (1854-1932), Inventor of Photographic Devices

Issued date: 12-07-1954 (dd/mm/yyyy)
Face value: 3c.

Emission: Commemorative
Watermark: No Watermark

Catalogue No:-
Scott (USA): 1062
Stanley Gibbons (UK): 1064
Michel (Germany): 678
Yvert et Tellier (France): 584
Unificato (Italy): 821

Dimensions (height x width):
28mm x 26mm

Printer: Bureau of Engraving and Printing
Print Method: Rotary Press

Stamp Colors: Violet brown
Perforation: Perf 11 x 10

Themes: Inventor, Famous People

Total print: 128,002,000 (estimate)

Description:- George Eastman (1854-1932) was an American entrepreneur who founded the Eastman Kodak Company and helped to bring the photographic use of roll film into the mainstream. He was a major philanthropist, establishing the Eastman School of Music, Rochester Philharmonic Orchestra, and schools of dentistry and medicine at the University of Rochester and in London Eastman Dental Hospital; contributing to the Rochester Institute of Technology (RIT) and the construction of several buildings at the second campus of Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) on the Charles River. In addition, he made major donations to Tuskegee University and Hampton University, historically black universities in the South. With interests in improving health, he provided funds for clinics in London and other European cities to serve low-income residents.