Who was the first woman on a USA postage stamp?

Answer Martha Washington was the first woman commemorated on a U.S. postage stamp. This 8-cent stamp for registered mail, which went on sale in 1902, was the second stamp in a new issue.Source:U.S. 2nd Bu... Read More »

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Who was the first woman on the U.S. postage stamp?

In 1893 the first commemorative stamps were issued, featuring Queen Isabella. However, the first postage stamp that specifically honored a woman featured Martha Washington. The stamps were issued i... Read More »

Who was the first woman pictured on the united states postage stamp?

According to the United States Postal Service, Queen Isabella was, in 1893, the first woman to appear on a U.S. stamp. Martha Washington appeared on "the first stamp specifically to honor a woman" ... Read More »

Who was on the first US postage stamp?

The first two federal postage stamps, a five-cent and a 10-cent stamp, were issued in 1847, according to the National Postal Museum. Created by engraving firm Rawdon, Wright, Hatch & Edison, the fi... Read More »

Who made the first postage stamp?

The first adhesive postage stamp --- the Penny Black --- was issued by the United Kingdom's Post Office in May 1840 under the leadership of Sir Rowland Hill. In honor of this, British stamps are th... Read More »