#702 - 2¢ Red Cross: Plate Block - black & red

Clara Barton, noted for her heroic service in the Civil War and the Franco-Prussian War, founded the American Red Cross in 1881. The design is based on a 1930 poster entitled "The Greatest Mother", showing a Red Cross nurse kneeling before the globe with outstretched hands. Scott 702 2¢ Red Cross