Envelope and postage stamps, 'Medical Doctors: A Lasting Legacy'

1. Australia Post Design Studio
2. Simone Sakinofsky
Commemorative envelope with five stamps affixed across the top. Each stamp is a black and white portrait of a leading Australian medical practitioner:

Chris O'Brien AO (Head and Neck Surgeon)
Fred Hollows AC (Ophthalmologist)
Victor Chang AC (Cardiac Surgeon)
Dame Kate Campbell (Paediatrician)
Jane Stocks Greig (Public Health Specialist)

Printed in black ink three times over postage stamps is a black stamp with the outline of a stethoscope and the text "First day of issue 10 April 2012 Healesville VIC 3777". A blue printed design is on the left side of the envelope. The verso of the envelope has a printed biographical summary of each medical practitioner and design and photographic acknowledgements. Adjacent to this is a space to write the sender's name and address details.

Object detail

paper, ink
11 x 19 cm
Accession Number
Credit line
Gift of Australia Post, 2012
Object Type
Medical History Museum Category


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