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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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1 print : etching ; image 16.6 x 23.5 cm
Carolus II Societatis regalis author et patronus. Societatis praeses. Artium instaurator.
Michael Hunter, Science and society in Restoration England, Cambridge 1981, Appendix pp. 194-197
Top, arms of the Royal Society with motto "Nullius in verba"
Wellcome Library no. 543626i
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