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Catherine Bigot, a deaf-mute woman whose deafness was so complete that she was unaware of a gun being fired above her head. Engraving.

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1 print : line engraving with etching ; platemark 21.3 x 15.3 cm

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Catherine Bigot. Etoit sourde et muette de naissance. Sa surdité étoit si entiere qu'elle n'entendoit pas même un coup de pistolet tiré à ses oreilles: preuve évidente que le timpan et les nerfs, propes à faire entendre les sons, n'avoient pas été formés dans sa tête.

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Companion print: Wellcome Library no. 18528i

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Wellcome Library no. 18527i

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