Medaille commemorative de tricentaire de la naissance de l'Abbé de l’Épée
Scope and Contents
The medal is a 2" bronze coin distributed by the Paris Mint. On one side the coin depicts a tree with hands for leaves. The other side has a relief of l'Epée in profile surrounded by hands depicting signs. It is stamped 2012. Tricentaire de la naissance de l'Abbé de l'Epée is in releif along the edge.
- Creation: 2012
- Mayot, Renee (Person)
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This collection is open to researchers.
Biographical / Historical
The Abbé Charles-Michel de l'Épée (November 24, 1712, Versailles - December 23, 1789, Paris) was a philanthropic educator of 18th-century France who has become known as the "Father of the Deaf". He founded the first school for the deaf. 2012 marked his 300th birthday.
1 Linear Feet (1 4x4 box)
On the occasion of Tercentenary of Abbe L'Epée the FNSF asked Renée Mayot , sculptor, and the Monnaie de Paris, to create this commemorative medal. It is Florentine bronze.
The collection consists of one item.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
The medal was purchased by Joan Naturale, NTID Librarian.
Accession number(s): 2013:012
2" in circumference.
- Medaille commemorative de tricentaire de la naissance de l'Abbé de l'Epée
- RIT Archives
- Lisa Witt
- 19 June 2014
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