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Above, portrait of Daniel Sennert in a roundel; centre, a man representing Experience holds the staff of Aesculapius and a lily, while a woman representing Reason holds a balance and a torch; below, Hippocrates and Hermes shake hands, representing the union of herbal and chemical medicine. Engraving by M. Merian, ca. 1631.

  • Merian, Matthaeus, 1593-1650.
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[1631]
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567448i
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view Above, portrait of Daniel Sennert in a roundel; centre, a man representing Experience holds the staff of Aesculapius and a lily, while a woman representing Reason holds a balance and a torch; below, Hippocrates and Hermes shake hands, representing the union of herbal and chemical medicine. Engraving by M. Merian, ca. 1631.

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[Wittenberg] : Sumtibus haered: Zachariae Schureri senioris, [1631]

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1 print : engraving ; platemark 18.9 x 15 cm

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M. Merian sc.

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Wellcome Library no. 567448i

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  • Latin


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