Ferdinand Joubert

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An 1871 stamp of Guatemala, engraved by Joubert.

Jean Ferdinand Joubert de la Ferté (15 September 1810 – 1884)[1] was a French engraver, photographer and inventor who developed new photographic techniques and engraved notable postage and revenue stamps of the United Kingdom and the Confederate States. He was also the engraver of the Halfpenny Yellow, the first postage stamp of Malta.[2]


Joubert was born in Paris on 15 September 1810.[3] He was a student of Henriquel-Dupont in 1829.[4] Joubert married Francis Emelia in 1842.


  1. ^ "Joubert's Long Head as used for the Great Britain Revenue Stamps of 1855" by Malcolm J. Givans in The London Philatelist, Vol. 123, No. 1414, April 2014, pp. 86-98.
  2. ^ Bonnici, A. (December 2010). "The Queen Victoria Malta Half Penny Yellow Postage Stamp". Journal of the Malta Philatelic Society. 39/3: 4.
  3. ^ "Joubert, Ferdinand Jean | Benezit Dictionary of Artists". www.oxfordartonline.com. doi:10.1093/benz/9780199773787.article.b00095962. Retrieved 2019-07-26.
  4. ^ "Ferdinand Joubert (Biographical details)". British Museum. Retrieved 2019-07-26.

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