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  200 Years: The Life and Legacy of Louis Braille
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The Final Years of Louis Braille

Louis Braille monument in Coupvray, 1929.

Photograph of a crowd standing around Louis Braille's monument in Coupvray in 1929. The photographer is above the scene looking down and along the village street. The monument is a bust of Louis. The bust rests on a pedestal within a small fenced off area in the middle of the street. French flags and signs with the letters RF for Republique Francaise are attached to posts. Citizens carry umbrellas.

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