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Two alchemists seeming to produce gold from a furnace; the accompanying text satirises those who pursue alchemy for gold alone. Engraving by C. Weigel, 1698.

Weigel, Christoph, 1654-1725.
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1698

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The foremost alchemist wears a turban and a wide gown

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[Place of publication not identified] : [publisher not identified], 1698.

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1 print : line engraving ; image 8.6 x 7.9 cm

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Der Alchymist oder Goldmacher - Der Nutz offt ist Nichts als Küh-Mist ...

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Two alchemists seeming to produce gold from a furnace; the accompanying text satirises those who pursue alchemy for gold alone. Engraving by C. Weigel, 1698. Credit: Wellcome Collection. CC BY


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