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A group of French savants huddle together at the top of a co
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A group of French savants huddle together at the top of a column, while a band of Bedouin Arabs set fire to it below; exaggerating the troubled experience of the accompanying 'Commission des Sciences et des Arts' during Napoléon's invasion of Egypt. Coloured etching by J. Gillray after himself, 1799.

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Keywords: Nicolas-Antoine Nouet; Étienne Geoffroy Saint-Hilaire; Constantin Francois Volney; Commission des sciences et des arts (France); James Gillray; Pierre Joseph Redouté; Déodat de Gratet de Dolomieu; Gaspard Monge; Dominique-Jean Larrey; gillray; Claude Louis Berthollet; Maris Jules César Savigny; Quesnot; Napoléon I; french scientists; 18th century; Pierre Mechain; ic; Jean-Baptiste-Joseph Fourier; Nicolas-René-Dufriche Desgenettes

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