Engraving, rare. 254 x 165mm. 10 x 6Ĺ".
Valentin HaŁy in front of his brother Rene-Just HaŁy. Valentin HaŁy (1745-1822) was founder, in 1784, of the first school for the blind, the Royal Institution for the Young Blind in Paris. Renť Just HaŁy (1743-1822() was a French mineralogist and is often referred to as the "Father of Modern Crystallography". Both brothers are buried together in the CimetiŤre du PŤre-Lachaise in Paris.
In the Wellcome Collection.
[Ref: 26075] £130.00