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Scientist: Kaestner, Abraham Gotthelf (1719 - 1800)
Discipline(s): Mathematics
Original Artist: Johann Heinrich Tischbein 
Original Dimensions: Graphic: 6.5 x 5.5 cm / Sheet: 22.2 x 14.3 cm
Portrait of Abraham Gotthelf Kaestner
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Scientist: Kaestner, Abraham Gotthelf (1719 - 1800)
Discipline(s): Mathematics
Print Artist: Gottlob August Liebe, 1746-1819 
Medium: Engraving 
Original Artist: Johann Heinrich Tischbein 
Original Dimensions: Graphic: 12 x 8 cm / Sheet: 17 x 9.8 cm
Portrait of Abraham Gotthelf Kaestner
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Scientist: Kane, Robert (1809 - 1890)
Discipline(s): Chemistry
Print Artist: Samuel Freeman, 1773-1857 
Medium: Engraving 
Original Artist: George F. Mulvany, 1809-1869 
Original Dimensions: Graphic: 15.1 x 11.9 cm / Sheet: 28 x 18.1 cm
Portrait of Robert Kane
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Scientist: Kant, Immanuel (1724 - 1804)
Discipline(s): Physics
Print Artist: John Chapman, fl. 1792-1823 
Medium: Engraving 
Original Dimensions: Graphic: 15.9 x 10.5 cm / Sheet: 18.2 x 14 cm
Portrait of Immanuel Kant
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Scientist: Kant, Immanuel (1724 - 1804)
Discipline(s): Physics
Print Artist: H. Schmidt 
Medium: Engraving 
Original Dimensions: Graphic: 8.9 x 7.5 cm / Sheet: 14.4 x 9.2 cm
Portrait of Immanuel Kant
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Scientist: Kant, Immanuel (1724 - 1804)
Discipline(s): Physics
Print Artist: H. Lips 
Medium: Engraving 
Original Artist: C. Wernet 
Original Dimensions: Graphic: 16.5 x 12.6 cm / Sheet: 22 x 15.7 cm
Portrait of Immanuel Kant
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Scientist: Kekule, August (1829 - 1896)
Discipline(s): Chemistry
Original Dimensions: Graphic: 11.9 x 8.2 cm / Sheet: 19.7 x 13.3 cm
Portrait of August Kekule
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Scientist: Kelvin, William Thomson, Baron (1824 - 1907)
Discipline(s): Physics
Original Dimensions: Graphic: 26.5 x 20 cm / Sheet: 33.2 x 26.3 cm
Portrait of William Thomson, Baron Kelvin
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Scientist: Kelvin, William Thomson, Baron (1824 - 1907)
Discipline(s): Physics
Original Dimensions: Graphic: 11.5 x 8.5 cm / Sheet: 30.2 x 22.8 cm
Portrait of William Thomson, Baron Kelvin
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Scientist: Kelvin, William Thomson, Baron (1824 - 1907)
Discipline(s): Physics
Original Dimensions: Graphic: 7.9 x 6 cm / Sheet: 9.3 x 6 cm
Portrait of William Thomson, Baron Kelvin
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Scientist: Kelvin, William Thomson, Baron (1824 - 1907)
Discipline(s): Physics
Original Dimensions: Graphic: 14.6 x 10 cm / Sheet: 16.4 x 10.6 cm
Portrait of William Thomson, Baron Kelvin
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Scientist: Kelvin, William Thomson, Baron (1824 - 1907)
Discipline(s): Physics
Original Dimensions: Graphic: 7.5 x 5.5 cm / Sheet: 20.5 x 13.2 cm
Portrait of William Thomson, Baron Kelvin
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Scientist: Kelvin, William Thomson, Baron (1824 - 1907)
Discipline(s): Physics
Original Dimensions: Graphic: 23.9 x 19.1 cm / Sheet: 27.8 x 20.2 cm
Portrait of William Thomson, Baron Kelvin
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Scientist: Kepler, Johannes (1571 - 1630)
Discipline(s): Astronomy ; Physics
Original Dimensions: Graphic: 11 x 9 cm / Sheet: 18.8 x 13.2 cm
Portrait of Johannes Kepler
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Scientist: Kepler, Johannes (1571 - 1630)
Discipline(s): Astronomy ; Physics
Original Dimensions: Graphic: 4.8 x 3.8 cm / Sheet: 9.1 x 8.1 cm
Portrait of Johannes Kepler
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Scientist: Kepler, Johannes (1571 - 1630)
Discipline(s): Astronomy ; Physics
Original Dimensions: Graphic: 22.8 x 17 cm / Sheet: 32.8 x 22.9 cm
Portrait of Johannes Kepler
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Scientist: Kepler, Johannes (1571 - 1630)
Discipline(s): Astronomy ; Physics
Print Artist: Frederick Mackenzie, 1787(88)-1854 
Medium: Engraving 
Original Dimensions: Graphic: 12.3 x 10.7 cm / Sheet: 28.2 x 16.7 cm
Portrait of Johannes Kepler
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Scientist: Kircher, Athanasius (1602 - 1680)
Discipline(s): Mathematics ; Physics ; Chemistry
Original Artist: Cornelius Bloemart, 1603-1680 
Original Dimensions: Graphic: 13.5 x 9.7 cm / Sheet: 17 x 11.5 cm
Portrait of Athanasius Kircher
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Scientist: Kircher, Athanasius (1602 - 1680)
Discipline(s): Mathematics ; Physics ; Chemistry
Print Artist: George Cooke, 1781-1834 
Medium: Engraving 
Original Artist: Cornelius Bloemart, 1603-1680 
Original Dimensions: Graphic: 7 x 5.2 cm / Sheet: 21.2 x 12.9 cm
Portrait of Athanasius Kircher
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Scientist: Kirchhoff, Gustav (1824 - 1887)
Discipline(s): Physics
Original Dimensions: Graphic: 21.8 x 15.4 cm / Sheet: 29.2 x 20.7 cm
Portrait of Gustav Kirchhoff
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Scientist: Kitchiner, William (1775? - 1827)
Discipline(s): Medicine ; Scientific Instruments
Original Dimensions: Graphic: 9.4 x 7.2 cm / Sheet: 12.8 x 9.1 cm
Portrait of William Kitchiner
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Scientist: Klapproth, Martin Heinrich (1743 - 1817)
Discipline(s): Chemistry
Original Artist: Eberhard-Siegfried Henne, 1759-1828 
Original Dimensions: Graphic: 10.7 x 9.2 cm / Sheet: 14.9 x 9.2 cm
Portrait of Martin Heinrich Klapproth
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Scientist: Klapproth, Martin Heinrich (1743 - 1817)
Discipline(s): Chemistry
Print Artist: Ambroise Tardieu, 1788-1841 
Medium: Engraving 
Original Artist: Eberhard-Siegfried Henne, 1759-1828 
Original Dimensions: Graphic: 7.5 x 10.3 cm / Sheet: 21.2 x 14.3 cm
Portrait of Martin Heinrich Klapproth
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Scientist: Knight, Gowin (1713 - 1772)
Discipline(s): Physics
Print Artist: Benjamin Wilson, 1721-1788 
Medium: Engraving 
Original Artist: Benjamin Wilson, 1721-1788 
Original Dimensions: Graphic: 12.5 x 10 cm / Sheet: 15.8 x 13 cm
Portrait of Gowin Knight
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Scientist: Konig, Emanuel (1658 - 1731)
Discipline(s): Physics ; Medicine
Print Artist: Johann Jakob Thourneyser, 1636-1711 
Medium: Woodcut 
Original Artist: Johann Friedrich Wettstein, 1658-1744 
Original Dimensions: Graphic: 16.1 x 13.8 cm / Sheet: 18.9 x 14.3 cm
Portrait of Emanuel Konig
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Scientist: Kratzer, Niklas (1487 - 1550)
Discipline(s): Mathematics ; Astronomy
Print Artist: Fran├žois-Jacques Dequevauviller, 1783-1848 
Medium: Engraving 
Original Artist: Hans Holbein, 1460-1524 
Original Dimensions: Graphic: 11.1 x 3.1 cm / Sheet: 14.7 x 10.3 cm
Portrait of Niklas Kratzer
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Scientist: Kunckel, Johannes (1631 - 1703)
Discipline(s): Chemistry
Print Artist: Attributed to N. van Werd 
Medium: Engraving 
Original Artist: Lucas a Lhibenau von Wehrd 
Original Dimensions: Graphic: 14.7 x 12 cm / Sheet: 17.2 x 12 cm
Portrait of Johannes Kunckel
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