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  200 Years: The Life and Legacy of Louis Braille
Braille Invents His Code

Louis Becomes a Teacher

Engraving of a teacher with a blind student, 1817.

Engraving from "Essay on the Instruction of the Blind" [Essai sur L'Instruction Des Aveugles] by Sebastien Guillie, Paris, 1817. The engraving depicts a teacher who is standing behind a student who is blind and who is seated at a desk. The student holds a stylus as the teacher guides his hand.

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