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Demonstrations of the arts and sciences in a classical courtyard. Etching by J. Sturt after S. Le Clerc.

  • Le Clerc, Sébastien, 1637-1714.
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26183i
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The demonstrations in the courtyard are the same as in Wellcome Library nos. 26173i and 26182i. However, the background is substantially different. As well as the busts lining the galleries and the architectural activity, there is a passage on the left which leads to large bookshelves labelled 'Theologia'

Physical description

1 print : line engraving with etching ; image 29.2 x 36.8 cm

Lettering

J. Sturt sculp. Cyclopædia

Lettering note

There are labelled busts of 'Pytha[goras]', 'Epicurus', 'Plato', '[Des]Cartes', 'Newton', 'Galileo', 'Bacon', 'Keple[r]', 'Gassendi', 'Huggen'[Huygens], 'Hook[e]', 'Hevet'[Helvetius], 'Boyle', 'Hippocrat[es]', 'Copernic[us], 'Tycho'[Brahe], and 'Ptolem[y]'

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Wellcome Library no. 26183i

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