United States of America 2009 Mary Lasker

From Stamps of the World
  • Issue date: 15th May 2009
  • one value
  • Design: Mark Summers (scratchboard portrait), layout by Ethel Kessler
  • Printed by: Ashton Potter (USA) Ltd
  • stamp format height 24mm x width 22mm
  • Perforations: die cut 11.25 x 10.75
  • Format : Self Adhesive Sheet of 20

Mary Woodward Lasker, 1900-1994

definitive in the Great Americans series
78c ~ portrait of the health activist, philanthropist, beautifier of Washington DC
set up the Lasker Foundation which established the Lasker Awards (since 1946) for medical research and prowess