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Scientist: Hahnemann, Samuel (1755 - 1843)
Discipline(s): Medicine ; Chemistry
Print Artist: Henry Adlard, 19th C. 
Medium: Engraving 
Original Artist: M. Gauci, fl.1810-1846 
Original Dimensions: Graphic: 14 x 10.3 cm / Sheet: 22 x 13.6 cm
Portrait of Samuel Hahnemann
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Scientist: Hahnemann, Samuel (1755 - 1843)
Discipline(s): Medicine ; Chemistry
Print Artist: Attributed to Jean Geoffroy, b. 1793 
Medium: Engraving 
Original Artist: François-Hippolyte Lalaisse, 1810-1884 
Original Dimensions: Graphic: 12.7 x 9 cm / Sheet: 19.8 x 14.2 cm
Portrait of Samuel Hahnemann
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Scientist: Hale, Matthew (1609 - 1676)
Discipline(s): Mathematics ; Jurist
Original Dimensions: Graphic: 7.5 x 6.5 cm / Sheet: 11.1 x 8.6 cm
Portrait of Matthew Hale
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Scientist: Hales, Stephen (1677 - 1761)
Discipline(s): Biology
Print Artist: James Hopwood 
Medium: Engraving 
Original Artist: T. Hudson 
Original Dimensions: Graphic: 14.3 x 11.8 cm / Sheet: 33.2 x 23.1 cm
Portrait of Stephen Hales
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Scientist: Halford, Henry (1766 - 1844)
Discipline(s): Medicine
Print Artist: John Cochran, fl. 1821-1865 
Medium: Engraving 
Original Artist: Henry Room, 1802-1850 
Original Dimensions: Graphic: 11.7 x 9.5 cm / Sheet: 26.1 x 19.7 cm
Portrait of Henry Halford
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Scientist: Haller, Albrecht von (1708 - 1777)
Discipline(s): Anatomy
Print Artist: George Cooke, 1781-1834 
Medium: Print 
Original Artist: Johann Rudolf Studer, 1700-1769 
Original Dimensions: Graphic: 11.5 x 9.8 cm / Sheet: 22.8 x 15.3 cm
Portrait of Albrecht von Haller
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Scientist: Haller, Albrecht von (1708 - 1777)
Discipline(s): Anatomy
Print Artist: Johann Freidrich Bause, 1738-1814 
Medium: Engraving 
Original Artist: Sigmund Freudenberger, 1745-1801 
Original Dimensions: Graphic: 25.2 x 17.8 cm / Sheet: 28.6 x 20.5 cm
Portrait of Albrecht von Haller
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Scientist: Haller, Albrecht von (1708 - 1777)
Discipline(s): Anatomy
Print Artist: William Holl, 1807-1871 
Medium: Engraving 
Original Artist: Sigmund Freudenberger, 1745-1801 
Original Dimensions: Graphic: 9.3 x 6.1 cm / Sheet: 28 x 18.8 cm
Portrait of Albrecht von Haller
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Scientist: Haller, Albrecht von (1708 - 1777)
Discipline(s): Anatomy
Original Dimensions: Graphic: 12 x 8.6 cm / Sheet: 24.4 x 15.8 cm
Portrait of Albrecht von Haller
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Scientist: Halley, Edmund (1656 - 1742)
Discipline(s): Astronomy ; Geophysics
Print Artist: William Thomas Fry, 1789-1843 
Medium: Engraving 
Original Artist: Michael Dahl, 1656-1743 
Original Dimensions: Graphic: 13.2 x 10.2 cm / Sheet: 26.6 x 18.1 cm
Portrait of Edmund Halley
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Scientist: Halley, Edmund (1656 - 1742)
Discipline(s): Astronomy ; Geology
Original Dimensions: Graphic: 6.5 x 6.5 cm / Sheet: 17.2 x 8.3 cm
Portrait of Edmund Halley
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Scientist: Hansteen, Christopher (1784 - 1873)
Discipline(s): Physics ; Astronomy
Original Dimensions: Graphic: 6 x 4.5 cm / Sheet: 8.2 x 5.3 cm
Portrait of Christopher Hansteen
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Scientist: Hare, Robert (1781 - 1858)
Discipline(s): Chemistry
Print Artist: J. M. Butler 
Medium: Engraving 
Original Dimensions: Graphic: 12 x 9.7 cm / Sheet: 22.5 x 13.6 cm
Portrait of Robert Hare
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Scientist: Harrison, John (1693 - 1776)
Discipline(s): Scientific Instruments
Print Artist: William Holl, 1807-1871 
Medium: Engraving 
Original Artist: King 
Original Dimensions: Graphic: 12.5 x 10.2 cm / Sheet: 27.3 x 18.1 cm
Portrait of John Harrison
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Scientist: Harvey, William (1578 - 1657)
Discipline(s): Medicine
Print Artist: Philipp Audinet, 1766-1837 
Medium: Engraving 
Original Artist: Wilhelm von Bemmel, 1630-1705 
Original Dimensions: Graphic: 4.8 x 3.7 cm / Sheet: 22.8 x 13.3 cm
Portrait of William Harvey
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Scientist: Harvey, William (1578 - 1657)
Discipline(s): Medicine
Print Artist: Jacobus Houbraken, 1698-1780 
Medium: Print 
Original Artist: Wilhelm von Bemmel, 1630-1705 
Original Dimensions: Graphic: 16.1 x 10 cm /
Portrait of William Harvey
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Scientist: Harvey, William (1578 - 1657)
Discipline(s): Medicine
Print Artist: Thomas Cook, ca. 1744-1818 
Medium: Engraving 
Original Artist: Wilhelm von Bemmel, 1630-1705 
Original Dimensions: Graphic: 14.1 x 9.2 cm / Sheet: 20.3 x 12.6 cm
Portrait of William Harvey
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Scientist: Harvey, William (1578 - 1657)
Discipline(s): Medicine
Print Artist: Edward Scriven, 1775-1841 
Medium: Print 
Original Artist: C. Jansen 
Original Dimensions: Graphic: 12.5 x 10 cm / Sheet: 21.3 x 18.7 cm
Portrait of William Harvey
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Scientist: Haüy, René Just (1743 - 1822)
Discipline(s): Geology
Original Dimensions: Graphic: 8.5 x 7.3 cm /
Portrait of René Just Haüy
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Scientist: Haüy, René Just (1743 - 1822)
Discipline(s): Geology
Print Artist: Riedel 
Medium: Engraving 
Original Artist: Felix Massard, 1773- 
Original Dimensions: Graphic: 9 x 7.2 cm / Sheet: 20.5 x 15.9 cm
Portrait of René Just Haüy
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Scientist: Heaviside, Oliver (1850 - 1925)
Discipline(s): Physics
Original Dimensions: Graphic: 10.4 x 8.3 cm /
Portrait of Oliver Heaviside
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Scientist: Heisenberg, Werner (1901 - 1976)
Discipline(s): Physics
Original Artist: Max Lohrich 
Original Dimensions: Graphic: 10.9 x 8 cm / Sheet: 13.5 x 8.5 cm
Portrait of Werner Heisenberg
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Scientist: Heister, Lorenz (1683 - 1758)
Discipline(s): Anatomy
Print Artist: Johann Jakob Haid, 1704-1767 
Medium: Engraving 
Original Artist: M. W. Froling 
Original Dimensions: Graphic: 31 x 19 cm / Sheet: 39.3 x 26.2 cm
Portrait of Lorenz Heister
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Scientist: Helmholtz, Hermann von (1821 - 1894)
Discipline(s): Physics
Print Artist: Charles Henry Jeens, 1827-1876 
Medium: Engraving 
Original Dimensions: Graphic: 6.8 x 5.5 cm / Sheet: 31.6 x 24.7 cm
Portrait of Hermann von Helmholtz
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Scientist: Helmholtz, Hermann von (1821 - 1894)
Discipline(s): Physics
Original Artist: Ludwig Knaus, 1829-1910 
Original Dimensions: Graphic: 24.7 x 16.8 cm / Sheet: 31 x 21.7 cm
Portrait of Hermann von Helmholtz
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Scientist: Henry, Joseph (1797 - 1878)
Discipline(s): Physics
Original Dimensions: Graphic: 7.5 x 6.5 cm / Sheet: 12.4 x 9.8 cm
Portrait of Joseph Henry
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Scientist: Hermann, Jean (1738 - 1800)
Discipline(s): Medicine ; Botany ; Chemistry
Print Artist: Ambroise Tardieu, 1788-1841 
Medium: Engraving 
Original Artist: C. Guerin 
Original Dimensions: Graphic: 10.3 x 7.6 cm / Sheet: 20.3 x 13 cm
Portrait of Jean Hermann
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Scientist: Herschel, John Frederick William (1792 - 1871)
Discipline(s): Astronomy ; Physics ; Chemistry
Original Dimensions: Graphic: 9.4 x 5.8 cm / Sheet: 10.2 x 6.3 cm
Portrait of John Frederick William Herschel
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Scientist: Herschel, John Frederick William (1792 - 1871)
Discipline(s): Astronomy ; Physics ; Chemistry
Original Dimensions: Graphic: 6.7 x 5.7 cm /
Portrait of John Frederick William Herschel
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Scientist: Herschel, John Frederick William (1792 - 1871)
Discipline(s): Astronomy ; Physics ; Chemistry
Original Dimensions: Graphic: 19.1 x 14 cm / Sheet: 26.2 x 19.9 cm
Portrait of John Frederick William Herschel
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Scientist: Herschel, John Frederick William (1792 - 1871)
Discipline(s): Astronomy ; Physics ; Chemistry
Print Artist: John Cook, 18th C. 
Medium: Engraving 
Original Artist: Henry William Pickersgill, 1782-1875 
Original Dimensions: Graphic: 10.4 x 8 cm / Sheet: 13.9 x 9.2 cm
Portrait of John Frederick William Herschel
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Scientist: Herschel, William (1738 - 1822)
Discipline(s): Astronomy
Print Artist: Edward Scriven, 1775-1841 
Medium: Print 
Original Artist: John Russell, 1745-1806 
Original Dimensions: Graphic: 12.7 x 10.2 cm / Sheet: 26.3 x 16.8 cm
Portrait of William Herschel
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Scientist: Herschel, William (1738 - 1822)
Discipline(s): Astronomy
Print Artist: Fr. Muller 
Medium: Engraving 
Original Artist: Frederich Rehberg, 1758-1835 
Original Dimensions: Graphic: 18.7 x 14.8 cm / Sheet: 21.5 x 15.8 cm
Portrait of William Herschel
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Scientist: Heurne, Johan van (1543 - 1603)
Discipline(s): Medicine
Original Dimensions: Graphic: 11.8 x 9 cm / Sheet: 14.4 x 9.8 cm
Portrait of Johan van Heurne
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Scientist: Hevelius, Johannes (1611 - 1687)
Discipline(s): Astronomy
Print Artist: Lambert de Visscher, ca.1633-ca.1690 
Medium: Print 
Original Dimensions: Graphic: 28 x 18.3 cm / Sheet: 29.8 x 19.5 cm
Portrait of Johannes Hevelius
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Scientist: Heydon, John (1629 - )
Discipline(s): Astrology
Print Artist: William Richardson, fl. 1842-1877 
Medium: Engraving 
Original Dimensions: Graphic: 10.3 x 7.5 cm / Sheet: 22.5 x 13.9 cm
Portrait of John Heydon
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Scientist: Hiarne, Urban (1641 - 1724)
Discipline(s): Medicine ; Chemistry
Print Artist: Bruhl 
Medium: Engraving 
Original Artist: Elias Brenner, 1647-1717 
Original Dimensions: Graphic: 13.1 x 8.4 cm / Sheet: 19.7 x 16.1 cm
Portrait of Urban Hiarne
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Scientist: Hippocrates (ca. 460 BCE - ca. 377 BCE)
Discipline(s): Medicine
Print Artist: John Chapman, fl. 1792-1823 
Medium: Engraving 
Original Dimensions: Graphic: 11 x 9.4 cm / Sheet: 27.3 x 19.9 cm
Portrait of Hippocrates
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Scientist: Hobbes, Thomas (1588 - 1679)
Discipline(s): Physics
Print Artist: James Posselwhite, 1798-1884 
Medium: Engraving 
Original Artist: Dobsen 
Original Dimensions: Graphic: 12.7 x 10.1 cm / Sheet: 25.7 x 17.6 cm
Portrait of Thomas Hobbes
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Scientist: Hodgson, James (1672 - 1755)
Discipline(s): Mathematics
Print Artist: George White, 1684-1732 
Medium: Engraving 
Original Artist: Thomas Gibson, 1680-1751 
Original Dimensions: Graphic: 30.6 x 24 cm / Sheet: 34.5 x 24 cm
Portrait of James Hodgson
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Scientist: Hoerbiger, Hanns (1860 - 1931)
Discipline(s): Engineering ; Astronomy
Original Dimensions: Graphic: 16.8 x 11.8 cm /
Portrait of Hanns Hoerbiger
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Scientist: Hoffmann, Friedrich (1660 - 1742)
Discipline(s): Medicine
Print Artist: C. Mathey, 18th-19th C. 
Medium: Engraving 
Original Artist: Antoine Pesne, 1683-1757 
Original Dimensions: Graphic: 13.3 x 7.9 cm / Sheet: 13.6 x 7.9 cm
Portrait of Friedrich Hoffmann
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Scientist: Hoffmann, Friedrich (1660 - 1742)
Discipline(s): Medicine
Print Artist: Johann Georg Wolfgang, 1662-1744 
Medium: Print 
Original Artist: Antoine Pesne, 1683-1757 
Original Dimensions: Graphic: 28.7 x 21.1 cm / Sheet: 29.6 x 21.8 cm
Portrait of Friedrich Hoffmann
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Scientist: Hofmann, August Wilhelm von (1818 - 1892)
Discipline(s): Chemistry
Print Artist: Conrad Cook, 19th C. 
Medium: Engraving 
Original Dimensions: Graphic: 15.4 x 11.2 cm / Sheet: 27.2 x 18.3 cm
Portrait of August Wilhelm von Hofmann
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Scientist: Hofmann, August Wilhelm von (1818 - 1892)
Discipline(s): Chemistry
Original Dimensions: Graphic: 11.4 x 8.3 cm /
Portrait of August Wilhelm von Hofmann
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Scientist: Holley, Robert William (1922 - 1993)
Discipline(s): Biochemistry
Original Dimensions: Graphic: 10.6 x 8.2 cm /
Portrait of Robert William Holley
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Scientist: Hooker, Joseph Dalton (1817 - 1911)
Discipline(s): Botany
Print Artist: Sir William Rothstein 
Medium: Lithograph 
Original Dimensions: Graphic: 16.5 x 15.3 cm / Sheet: 29.2 x 23.1 cm
Portrait of Joseph Dalton Hooker
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Scientist: Hooker, Joseph Dalton (1817 - 1911)
Discipline(s): Botany
Print Artist: Sir William Rothstein 
Medium: Lithograph 
Original Dimensions: Graphic: 16.5 x 16 cm / Sheet: 37.9 x 28 cm
Portrait of Joseph Dalton Hooker
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Scientist: Horsford, Eben Norton (1818 - 1893)
Discipline(s): Chemistry
Original Dimensions: Graphic: 15.3 x 12.2 cm / Sheet: 22.8 x 15.2 cm
Portrait of Eben Norton Horsford
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Scientist: Huddart, Joseph (1741 - 1816)
Discipline(s): Geology
Print Artist: T. Blood, fl. 1814-1823 
Medium: Engraving 
Original Dimensions: Graphic: 8.9 x 7.1 cm / Sheet: 21.8 x 13.6 cm
Portrait of Joseph Huddart
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Scientist: Hughes, David Edward (1831 - 1900)
Discipline(s): Engineering
Original Dimensions: Graphic: 9 x 7.2 cm / Sheet: 10.4 x 7.2 cm
Portrait of David Edward Hughes
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Scientist: Humboldt, Alexander von (1769 - 1859)
Discipline(s): Biology ; Geology
Print Artist: John Sartain, 1808-1897 
Medium: Engraving 
Original Artist: Hildebrandt 
Original Dimensions: Graphic: 13.9 x 11.6 cm / Sheet: 24.5 x 19.2 cm
Portrait of Alexander von Humboldt
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Scientist: Humboldt, Alexander von (1769 - 1859)
Discipline(s): Biology ; Geology
Print Artist: Conrad Cook, 19th C. 
Medium: Engraving 
Original Artist: Emma Gaggiotti-Richards, 1825-1912 
Original Dimensions: Graphic: 13.1 x 10.3 cm / Sheet: 26.6 x 18.2 cm
Portrait of Alexander von Humboldt
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Scientist: Humboldt, Alexander von (1769 - 1859)
Discipline(s): Biology ; Geology
Original Artist: S. Friedlander 
Original Dimensions: Graphic: 13.9 x 10.7 cm / Sheet: 27.6 x 21 cm
Portrait of Alexander von Humboldt
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Scientist: Humboldt, Alexander von (1769 - 1859)
Discipline(s): Biology ; Geology
Original Dimensions: Graphic: 6.7 x 6 cm / Sheet: 26.3 x 16.2 cm
Portrait of Alexander von Humboldt
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Scientist: Humboldt, Alexander von (1769 - 1859)
Discipline(s): Biology ; Geology
Print Artist: A. Krausse 
Medium: Engraving 
Original Dimensions: Graphic: 10.1 x 8.5 cm / Sheet: 23.5 x 15.5 cm
Portrait of Alexander von Humboldt
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Scientist: Humboldt, Alexander von (1769 - 1859)
Discipline(s): Biology ; Geology
Original Dimensions: Graphic: 18.3 x 13.6 cm / Sheet: 23.2 x 14.9 cm
Portrait of Alexander von Humboldt
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Scientist: Humboldt, Alexander von (1769 - 1859)
Discipline(s): Biology ; Geology
Original Dimensions: Graphic: 8.3 x 4.7 cm /
Portrait of Alexander von Humboldt
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Scientist: Hunter, William (1718 - 1783)
Discipline(s): Anatomy
Print Artist: James Thomson, 1789-1850 
Medium: Print 
Original Artist: Robert Edge Pine, 1730?-1788 
Original Dimensions: Graphic: 11.6 x 9.4 cm / Sheet: 26.7 x 20.2 cm
Portrait of William Hunter
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Scientist: Hutton, Charles (1737 - 1823)
Discipline(s): Mathematics
Print Artist: William G. Jackman, fl. 1841-1860 
Medium: Engraving 
Original Dimensions: Graphic: 15.2 x 10.8 cm / Sheet: 25.7 x 15.4 cm
Portrait of Charles Hutton
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Scientist: Huxham, John (1692 - 1768)
Discipline(s): Medicine
Original Dimensions: Graphic: 13.3 x 10 cm / Sheet: 18.8 x 11.4 cm
Portrait of John Huxham
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Scientist: Huxham, John (1692 - 1768)
Discipline(s): Medicine
Print Artist: J. Jenkins 
Medium: Engraving 
Original Artist: T. Rhnel 
Original Dimensions: Graphic: 11.4 x 9.5 cm / Sheet: 28.2 x 21.5 cm
Portrait of John Huxham
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Scientist: Huxley, Thomas Henry (1825 - 1895)
Discipline(s): Biology
Original Artist: Carlo Pellegrini ("Ape") 1759-1840 
Original Dimensions: Graphic: 30.9 x 18.7 cm / Sheet: 35.6 x 23.2 cm
Portrait of Thomas Henry Huxley
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Scientist: Huxley, Thomas Henry (1825 - 1895)
Discipline(s): Biology
Original Artist: Carlo Pellegrini ("Ape") 1759-1840 
Original Dimensions: Graphic: 17.2 x 10.4 cm / Sheet: 24 x 15.1 cm
Portrait of Thomas Henry Huxley
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Scientist: Huxley, Thomas Henry (1825 - 1895)
Discipline(s): Biology
Original Artist: Carlo Pellegrini ("Ape") 1759-1840 
Original Dimensions:
Portrait of Thomas Henry Huxley
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Scientist: Huygens, Christiaan (1629 - 1695)
Discipline(s): Mathematics ; Physics
Print Artist: Frederik Ottens, 18th C. 
Medium: Engraving 
Original Dimensions: Graphic: 21.2 x 14.6 cm /
Portrait of Christiaan Huygens
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