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Count Georges Louis Leclerc de Buffon
British Museum (Natural History); Waterlow & Sons
Europe: United Kingdom, England, London
May 1925
overall: 140 mm x 90 mm

Postcard, one of a series of portrait postcards published by a museum, depicting famous scientists. Small portrait format printed in black and white. Features a reproduction of an original French portrait engraving by Gaucher (1802) after Drouais (1761), set within an oval, of the Count de Buffon (1707-1788), wearing a wig and cravat, with French inscription.


Transferred from the former Museum and Library of Optometry, Aston University / Gift of the family of the late Anthony G. Sabell FCOptom, 2016

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