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A boy found in the forests of Aveyron, France, who had been living 'wild' since a small child as he was unable to speak. Coloured engraving, 1805.

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30 April 1805
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18025i
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[London] (London House Yard, St. Pauls) : R.S. Kirby, 30 April 1805.

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1 print : stipple engraving and etching, with watercolour ; image 14.3 x 10.3 cm

Lettering

The young savage, found in the forests of Aveyron in France. In the year 1798.

References note

See further: E.M. Itard, An historical account of the discovery and education of a savage man, or of the first developments, physical and moral, of the young savage caught in the woods near Aveyron, in the year 1798, London 1802,

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Wellcome Library no. 18025i

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