A fan hand-painted by Hahnemann’s father.
His son, however, was drawn irresistibly towards science and research!
Samuel, as a boy, had often been obliged to hide himself in order to be with his beloved books. He made a candlestick out of clay so that he might read and learn in his hiding-place at night, without his father noticing that a candlestick was missing. This young man did not allow anything to deter him from the pursuit of his passion!