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  200 Years: The Life and Legacy of Louis Braille
Paris: Institute for Blind Youth

Valentin Haüy, the School's Founder

Page from Essay on the Education of Blind Children [Essai Sur L'Education des Enfans-Aveugles] (sic.), 1786.

Page from "Essay on the Education of Blind Children" [Essai Sur L'Education des Enfans-Aveugles](sic.) by Valentin Hauy, 1786.

The text is printed in a curling, decorative font. A horizontal rectangle towards the top of the page contains an abstract pattern of curls and shapes reminiscent of a garden maze.

The translation of the page is as follows:

Essay on the Education of Blind Children. Chapter 1. Aim of the Institute. Before providing an explanation of our Institute...

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