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Republic of China Issue

4c Republic of China single

Scott Catalogue USA: 1188
Description:

This Republic of China Issue stamp features a portrait of Sun Yat-sen. It commemorates the 50th anniversary of the establishment of the Republic of China. Sun Yat-sen was leader of the Chinese nationalist movement. He sought to modernize China. He was elected as provisional president of Republic of China for a brief period of time until the Qing Dynasty officially abdicated and Yuan Shikai took Sun Yat-sen’s place.

United States; China; Sun Yat-sen; Republic of China; revolution; leader; nationalist; provisional; president; Qing Dynasty; portrait

Date:
October 10, 1961
Medium:
paper; ink (blue); adhesive / engraving
Museum ID:
1980.2493.5396
Place:
UNITED STATES OF AMERICA
Place:
China (early republic)


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