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5c Pearl Buck single

Scott Catalogue USA: 1848
Description:

This Great Americans Issue stamp depicts Pearl Sydenstricker Buck, also known as Sai Zhenzhu. She was a writer, novelist and Nobel Prize Laureate. She was the first American woman to receive a Pulitzer Prize for Literature. She wrote about a variety of topics including women's rights, Asian cultures, China, immigration, adoption and missionary work.

United States; West Virginia; Vermont; China; Asia; woman; women's rights; writer; novelist; Nobel Prize; Pulitzer Prize; immigration; adoption; religion

Date:
June 25, 1983
Medium:
paper; ink (henna brown); adhesive
Museum ID:
1985.0796.3088
Place:
UNITED STATES OF AMERICA
Credits:
Copyright United States Postal Service. All rights reserved.


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