Distillatio, Jan van der Straet (1523-1605), late 16th cent.
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Rosalind Franklin (1920-1958) in laboratory looking into a microscope.
From DNA: The Double Helix, Perspective and Prospective At Forty Years, 1953. [ISBN: 089766906]

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Inclining Dial, Unsigned, Possibly Persian, Late 18th Century.
Copyright © Museum of the History of Science, Oxford (Image no. 149640, Inventory no. 33518).

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Clubfoot Verge Movement Watch, by John Hardy, Preston.
Copyright © Museum of the History of Science, Oxford (Image no. 154719, Inventory no. 72433).

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Astrolabe and Equatorium, Unsigned, Southern France or Italy, Late 15th Century.
Copyright © Museum of the History of Science, Oxford (Image no. 150341, Inventory no. 49847).

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The "genealogical tree" of Ernst Heinrich Haeckel (1834-1919), first presented in his General Morphology (1866).
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Newton's Discovery of the Refraction of Light, Filippo Pelagio Palagi (1775/77-1860), 1827.
Galleria d'Arte Moderna, Brescia
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Johannes Hevelius observing with one of his telescopes.
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