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Centennial Anniversary of the Siriraj School of Nursing and Midwifery (1996)

 

Queen Saowapha Phongsri

 

 Issue Name: Centennial Anniversary of the Siriraj School of Nursing and Midwifery
 Thai Issue Name: 100 ปี โรงเรียนพยาบลผดุงครรภ์และอนามัยศิริราช
 Issue Date: 1996/2539-01-12
 Cause: To commemorate the Centennial Anniversary of the Siriraj School of Nursing and Midwifery, which was founded on 12 January 1896 by Queen Saowapha and named after her son Prince Siriraj Kakuthaphan, who had died of dysentery in 1887.
 Catalogue Number: 1996/1
 Denomination: 2 Baht
 Unused Value: 16 Baht
 Used Value: 6 Baht
 Thailex Collection: Unused stamp
 Size: 45 x 27 mm
 Quantity of Stamps: 2,000,000 pieces
 Printer: Thai British Security Printing Public Company Limited, Thailand
 Subject: Portrait of Sri Phatcharinthra, also known as Queen Saowapha Phongsri, the Queen Mother of Thailand, a wife of King Rama V, who founded the first Thai nursing school. In the front is a female nurse on duty and in the background is the first school building of the Siriraj School of Nursing and Midwifery, which was referred to as Ahkahn Raja Phaetyalai (อาคารราชแพทยาลัย), i.e. ‘Royal Medical College Building’.
 Related Link: Sri Phatcharinthra, Saowapha, Rama V, Siriraj Kakuthaphan