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The Honble. Robert Boyle

  • ca. 1740
  • George Vertue, English. After J. Kerseboom
    Made in London
  • Plate: 14.25 x 9.5 in.
    Engraving and etching on laid paper
  • Not on display
  • Gift of Fisher Scientific International
  • Fisher Collection
  • FA 2000.001.043
  • No known copyright restrictions

Description

An oval portrait bust of the Irish chemist Robert Boyle (1627–1691) amid an elaborate assemblage of scientific equipment and books.

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In the Collection of Dr. Mead

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