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1-dollar O'Neill

$1 Eugene O'Neill single

Scott Catalogue USA: 1294
Description:

This Prominent Americans Issue stamp depicts Eugene O’Neill, an Irish-American playwright. After expulsion from Princeton University, O’Neill spent several years working on a seaman aboard ships. While he was being treated for tuberculosis at a sanatorium, he became to write plays. Four of his plays won the Pulitzer Prize. He won the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1936.

United States; New York; Eugene O’Neill; Princeton University; Ireland; seaman; ship; sea; tuberculosis; depression; alcoholism; playwright; play; writer; Pulitzer Prize; Nobel Prize; literature; art; portrait

Date:
October 16, 1967
Medium:
paper; ink (dull purple); adhesive / engraving
Museum ID:
1980.2493.5576
Place:
UNITED STATES OF AMERICA


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