Louisa May Alcott

30 Nov 2023  Thu

On This Day in 1832, Louisa May Alcott a novelist and short story writer was born in Philadelphia.

Her coming-of-age novel, Little Women, was published in two volumes at the request of her publisher and made her famous.

After the success of the novel, Louisa May Alcott went on to write two sequels: "Little Men" and "Jo's Boys".

Country of Issue: United State of America

Date of Issue: 5th February 1940

Size: 26 x 29 mm

Colors: Ultramarine

Designers: Carl Theodore Arlt (E) | John Eissler (E) | William B. Wells (E) | William Roach

Printers: Bureau of Engraving & Printing

Emission: Commemorative

Perforation: 10½ x 11

Printing: Recess

Face Value: 5 ¢ - United States cent

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