Offered by Robert Schreuder Antiquair
Pair of drawings made at the Ecole Polytechnique in Paris in 1828 depicting the famous Eddystone lighthouse. Signed Malinvaud and stamp of the Ecole Polytechnique.
Jean-Firmin Malinvaud (1807-1837) entered the Ecole Polytechnique in 1826. Later he became professor of Metallurgy at the School of Saint-Etienne. In July 1836 he visited the mine shaft in Épinac were he was injured in an accident; he died a few months later, 29 years old.
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