US 1959 Dr. Ephraim McDowell (1771-1830) 4c. Scott. 1138

US 1959 Dr. Ephraim McDowell (1771-1830) 4c. Scott. 1138

Series: Dr. Ephraim McDowell Issue

Stamp details: Dr. Ephraim McDowell (1771-1830) - American physician and pioneer surgeon

Issued date: 03-12-1959 (dd/mm/yyyy)
Face value: 4c.

Emission: Commemorative

Catalogue No:-
Scott (USA): 1138
Stanley Gibbons (UK): 1137
Michel (Germany): 765
Yvert et Tellier (France): 677

Dimensions (height x width):
29mm x 26mm

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

Stamp Colors: Lake and Rose
Perforation: Perf 10 x 11

Themes: Famous People, Physician

Total print: 115,444,000 (estimate)

Description:- Ephraim McDowell (1771-1830) was an American physician and pioneer surgeon. The first person to successfully remove an ovarian tumor, he has been called "the father of ovariotomy" as well as founding father of abdominal surgery.