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Maude Abbott: The Heart of the Matter

The Millennium Collection, Medical Innovators

Title

Maude Abbott: The Heart of the Matter

Denomination

46¢

Date of Issue

January 17, 2000

Year

Quantity

1,000,000

Postal Administration

Canada

Series

The Millennium Collection, Medical Innovators

Series Time Span

2000

Perforation or Dimension

13.5

Printer

Ashton-Potter Canada Limited.

Creators

Designed by Tom Yakobina.

Original Artwork

Mary Alexandra Bell Eastlake, "Maude Abbott", 1936 McGill University, Montréal, Quebec

Layouts

Pane of 4 Stamps

Quantity Produced - 1,000,000
Original Price: $1.84
Dimension: 108mm x 112mm

Official First Day Cover

Quantity Produced - Unknown
Cancellation Location: Ottawa ON

About Stamp

January's series of four Millennium souvenir sheets features, among others, Lester B. Pearson, Terry Fox and CIDA. These bold 112-by-108 mm souvenir sheets frame four 36-by-48 mm stamps in thematic groupings that celebrate Canadian giants in fields as diverse as medicine, finance, peacekeeping and international development.

Curator of the McGill University Medical Museum and a founder of the Federation of Medical Women of Canada, Dr. Maude Abbott overcame the gender-based odds against her to become an internationally respected pathologist and a world authority on heart defects.

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Reference

Canada Post Corporation, Canada's Stamp Details, Vol. 9, No. 1, 2000, p. 18-19.

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