Laurens Jansz. Coster - Laurens Jansz Koster
(Haarlem, ca. 1370 - ca. 1440), an inventor of a printing press from Haarlem. Since the late 1890s, Haarlem has been willing to concede that perhaps Mainz printed earlier, in the person of Johann Gutenberg
Peter Schöffer - Petrus Schoeffer (Gernsheim c. 1425 - Mainz 1503),
German printer, studied in Paris and worked as a manuscript copyist in 1451 before apprenticing with Johannes Gutenberg and joining Johann Fust, a goldsmith, lawyer, and money lender
The statues are listed in the 1892 catalogue of the Val d'Osne foundry of Paris, plate number 596. The four statues 324-325-322-323 show four inventors of the printing: "Schoeffer", "Fust", "Coster", and "Guttemberg". Two of these (numbers 324 and 322) are here in Dieppe.
Mathurin Moreau (Dijon 1822 - Paris 1912),
French sculptor, worked for the Société anonyme des hauts-fourneaux et fonderies du Val d'Osne, anciennes masions J.P.V. André, Barbezat et Cie, Fourment Houille et Cie, J.J. Ducel et fils : Seringe frères et Noailles (short: Val d'Osne).