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Francis Bacon and William Brouncker flanking a bust of King Charles II set on a pedestal, surrounded by symbols of scientific learning representing the Royal Society. Etching by W. Hollar, 1667, after J. Evelyn.

  • Evelyn, John, 1620-1706.
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1667
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543626i
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Publication/Creation

1667

Physical description

1 print : etching ; image 16.6 x 23.5 cm

Lettering

Carolus II Societatis regalis author et patronus. Societatis praeses. Artium instaurator.

References note

Michael Hunter, Science and society in Restoration England, Cambridge 1981, Appendix pp. 194-197

Lettering note

Top, arms of the Royal Society with motto "Nullius in verba"

Reference

Wellcome Library no. 543626i

Languages

  • Latin


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