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Botanical Postage Stamp Collection at the LuEsther T. Mertz Library: Sample Page

Sample Page from one of the Postage Stamp Albums

The image below shows the page that contains the Liriodendron tulipifera stamp. The value of the Volume, Page, Row, Item field for this stamp is Miscellaneous 1, 15, 1, 4Miscellaneous 1 indicates that the stamp is located in an album by that name as opposed to an album containing stamps received from a single donor. 15 indicates that the stamp of interest is on page 15 of the album. (The number 15 is just barely visible in the lower right hand corner of the image.)  Finally, 1,4 indicates that the stamp is on the first row of the page and in the fourth position within that row.

Photograph of sheet of stamp collection




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