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Special 43 Famous Chinese - Tsai Yuan-pei - Portrait Stamp (1967)

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Stamp SN D043
Stamp Name Special 43 Famous Chinese - Tsai Yuan-pei - Portrait Stamp (1967)
Stamp Cat Standard Special Stamps
Stamp Cat Education
Issue date 1967-01-11
Suspersion date
Dimension of stamps(mm.) 27x37
Size of souvenir Sheet (mm.)
Printer China Engraving & Printing Works, R.O.C.
Drawer
Designer Yen Ki-shih
Photographer
Engraver Pao Liang-yu
Creative Director
Sheet composition 10×5
Print color
Process Intaglio
Paper 76-lb〝郵〞(post) watermarked paper with red-blue fiber

Back Gumless
Perforation 11 1/2


  Continuing the issue of Famous Chinese Portrait series, another one stamp was issued on January 11, 1967, the 100th birthday of Mr. Tsai Yuan-pei. Mr. Tsai Yuan-pei (1868-1940) was born at Shaohsing, Chekiang province. He gained the 〝Chin-Shih〞degree in 1892. During the period of 1907 to 1911, he attended Liepzig University in Germany. He was proficient not only in the Chinese classics, but also in western culture. After his return from abroad, he dedicated himself to the service of education, and then was appointed Minister of Education, President of Peking University, and the Academia Sinica successively. He cultivated the talents of many people. Thus, he is regarded as one of the most influential persons in the field of Chinese education in the past 100 years.