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The wild boy. Named Victor, 'The wild boy found in the woods in Aveyron'. Named, Victor, he was found in the woods in San Sernin on January 8, 1800. Itard assumed the task of teaching him. He died in Paris in 1828. Image taken from An historical account of the discovery and education of a savage man, or of the first developments of the young savage caught in the woods near Aveyron, etc. Translated from the French.. Originally published in R. Phillips: London, 1802.
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