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Surrounded by animals in the Garden of Eden, Eve ascends from Adam's side. Line engraving by J. Haeyler.

Haeyler, J., active 1580.
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Bible. O.T. Genesis 2.21

Physical description

1 print : line engraving ; platemark 19.7 x 27.1 cm

Lettering

Ex hac arbore ne comedatis. Jehova deus formavit foeminam ex costa adami. Ecce nouo demptam tollit de corpore costam, et capit hinc formae facta puella decus. Genes. c.2. v.21. J. Hade. fecit.

Notes

Related to record number 15594

Reference

Wellcome Library no. 15592i

Lettering note

The Latin in the first circle says "do not eat from this tree" and in the second, "God formed woman from Adam's rib". The sacred tetragrammaton, "Yahweh", is inscribed in two of the circles
Bears number: 2

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