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  • Engraved by Ferdinand Landerer (1730–1795), German. After Johan Martin Schmidt
  • Plate: 6.75 x 5 in.
    Photo engraving
  • Not on display
  • Gift of Fisher Scientific International
  • Fisher Collection
  • FA 2000.001.083
  • No known copyright restrictions


A man is about to drop a scorpion into a boiling cauldron. Beneath him lay a skull, books, and a pan; above him hangs a stuffed creature.

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