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A tortoise climbs up a female figure as she reaches out to a bird; in the background Adam and Eve are chased from Eden by the archangel Michael with his sword; representing the sense of touch. Engraving by N. de Bruyn after M. de Vos.

Vos, Maarten de, 1532-1603.

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view A tortoise climbs up a female figure as she reaches out to a bird; in the background Adam and Eve are chased from Eden by the archangel Michael with his sword; representing the sense of touch. Engraving by N. de Bruyn after M. de Vos.

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Credit: A tortoise climbs up a female figure as she reaches out to a bird; in the background Adam and Eve are chased from Eden by the archangel Michael with his sword; representing the sense of touch. Engraving by N. de Bruyn after M. de Vos. Credit: Wellcome Collection. Attribution 4.0 International (CC BY 4.0)

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[Place of publication not identified] : Assu. van Lond excu.

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1 print : line engraving ; platemark.

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Sœpius ut ractus fines transcendit honesti/ Sic sœpe et facti fit sibi poena sui/ Fulgura sensere atq armatum fulmine ferram/ Ob lapsum ex horto pulsus uterq parens. M. de Vos invent. N. de B. fe.

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Wellcome Library no. 26960i

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