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Medaille commemorative de tricentaire de la naissance de l'Abbé de l’Épée

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: RITDSA-0115

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.

Dates

  • 2012

Creator

Conditions Governing Access

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.

Extent

0.25 Linear Feet (1 4x4 box)

Language

English

Overview

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.

Arrangement

The collection consists of one item.

Physical Location

Mid Range, Shelf 328

Immediate Source of Acquisition

The medal was purchased by Joan Naturale, NTID Librarian.

Accession number(s): 2013:012

Dimensions

2" in circumference.

Creator

Title
Medaille commemorative de tricentaire de la naissance de l'Abbé de l'Epée
Subtitle
RIT Archives
Status
Published
Author
Lisa Witt
Date
19 June 2014
Description rules
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Language of description
Undetermined
Script of description
Code for undetermined script
Language of description note
English

Repository Details

Part of the RIT Archive Collections Repository

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