To commemorate the 200th anniversary of the birth of Louis Pasteur, the following endeavours were undertaken on the initiative of Tomasz Jagielski,
Chair of the Organizing Committee of the Pasteur Jubilee Conference.

Louis Pasteur Postage Stamp

We are pleased to announce that a definitive stamp featuring Louis Pasteur, on the occasion of his bicentennial, was issued by the Polish Post.

The issue consists of a stamp (design by Jan Konarzewski), an FDC envelope with a microphotograph of bacteria (photo by Tomasz Jagielski), while the dated postmark features a schematic drawing of a microscope.

The official presentation of the stamp will take place during the Pasteur Jubilee Conference in Warsaw.

Louis Pasteur postage stamp, Poland, 2022.

Louis Pasteur, 2022, plaster medal casts.

Louis Pasteur Memorial Medal

On the occasion of the 200th anniversary of the birth of Louis Pasteur, a commemorative medal will be issued by the Mint of Poland. The Medal was designed and sculpted by Anna B. Wątróbska-Wdowiarska, a widely recognized Polish sculptress and medallist.

The medal will be exhibited for the first time at the Pasteur Jubilee Conference in Warsaw.

Details on how to purchase the medal will be provided at the registration desk.

Anna B. Wątróbska-Wdowiarska studied at the Academy of Fine Arts in Warsaw, receiving her diploma in medallic art in the studio of Zofia Demkowska. Her works have been shown at numerous exhibitions, both home and abroad, and have brought her several  awards and honourable mentions. She is the author of many Polish coins issued by the National Bank of Poland.

Louis Pasteur, 2022, ceramic clay medallion.

Louis Pasteur Memorial Medallion

For the celebration of the bicentenary of the birth of Louis Pasteur, a  unique ceramic clay medallion, in medium relief, was created by Maryna Szöllősi.

Maryna Szöllösi is a PhD in biology. She worked at the Faculty of Biology, University of Warsaw, until 1985. From 1985 to 1997, she worked at the Institute National de la Recherche Agronomique in France. Since many years, she has been developing her artistic passions by sculpting, mostly in clay, and painting in pastel and oil. In France, she worked in the studio of Bernard Grassias (Les Ateliers de la Cour Roland). Her paintings and sculptures have been exhibited at numerous exhibitions. Many of her works are in private collections in Poland and abroad.