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Centenary of the Siriraj Hospital (1988)

 

 

 Issue Name: Centenary of Siriraj
 Thai Issue Name: ครบรอบ 100 ปี ศิริราช
 Issue Date: 1988/2531-04-26
 Cause: To mark the Centenary of the Siriraj Hospital
 Catalogue Number: 1988/9
 Denomination: 2 Baht
 Unused Value: 70 Baht
 Used Value: 20 Baht
 Thailex Collection: Unused stamp
 Size: 45 x 27 mm
 Quantity of Stamps: 4 million pieces
 Printer: Leigh-Mardon Pty. Limited, Australia
 Subject: Portrait of King Rama V, the father of Prince Siriraj Kakuthaphan (fig.), who died as a child and after whom the Siriraj Hospital was consequently renamed. In the right background is the Sayamin (สยามินทร์) Building, located on the compound of the Siriraj Hospital (fig.), and in the left side of the backdrop is the Prha Mehn of Phra Meru (fig.) on Sanam Luang (fig.), i.e. the temporary crematorium, where the Prince was cremated.
 Related Link: Siriraj Hospital, Phra, Meru, Sanam Luang, Rama V, Siriraj Kakuthaphan, 84th Anniversary of Siriraj Hospital