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Stamp depicts aspects of chemistry and related sciences. The design depicting a laboratory vessel is illustrative of the scientific equipment used widely for research in the chemical industry. A representative chemical…
On March 7, 1955, France issued a set of six stamps under the theme "Famous Inventors." One of these stamps featured Sainte-Claire Deville who created metallic aluminum in 1855. Stamp depicts modern uses of aluminum…
Stamp depicts Leo Hendrik Baekeland, a Belgian chemist who invented Bakelite (polyoxybenzylmethylenglycolanhydride) in 1907. Bakelite was an inexpensive, versatile, and popular plastic, which marked the beginning of the…
- Circa 1943
Depicts Antoine Lavoisier, the "creator of modern chemistry."
- Circa 1939
Depicts two Trappist monks from Orval Abbey, presumably brewing Trappist beer.
- 1922 – 1936
Nine small postage stamps in various denominations issued in commemoration of the 100th anniversary of the birth of Louis Pasteur in 1922. The large semipostal stamp was issued in 1936 and includes a surtax for the…
Depicts Alexander Fleming, who won the Nobel Prize for the discovery of penicillin.