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Gwen Prout stamp collection vol.73 Tuberculosis #1

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The volume comprises a collection of stamps, first day covers, biographies, articles and notes on the theme of tuberculosis. The stamps come from all over the world covering Europe, North America, South America, Oceania, Africa and Asia. The volume includes three milk bottle tops, indicating that the milk has come from cows that have been tested for tuberculosis. Additional items are in volumes 74 and 75.

The following people, events and campaigns are represented in the volume:

Edward Livingston Trudeau

Robert Koch

The Tuberculosis Sanatorium in Tóshavn, Faroe Islands

Tuberculosis Campaign in Greenland

The Alexanderhaus Clinic

Tevfik Salim Saglam

Bidhan Chandra Roy

Odo Bujwid

Nicholas A. Solano

Jose F. Arias

Baron Frigyes von Tolcana Koranyi

René Theophile Hyacinthe Laennec, inventor of the stethoscope

Arrival of the first doctors on Wallis and Futuna

25th anniversary of the World Health Organization

Léon Charles Albert Calmette

Camille Guérin

Development of the BCG vaccine

Ernest Malvoz

Carlo Forlanini

Robert William Philip

Einar Holbøll

Charles Mantoux and the Mantoux Test

Anton Ghon

Bernhard Laurits Frederick Bang

Dominique Pire

Cypriano de Freitas



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1 volume

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