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Scientist: Gadbury, John (1627 - 1704)
Discipline(s): Astrology
Original Dimensions: Graphic: 15.6 x 10.7 cm /
Portrait of John Gadbury
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Scientist: Gadbury, John (1627 - 1704)
Discipline(s): Astrology
Print Artist: Thomas Cross, fl. 1632-1682 
Medium: Engraving 
Original Dimensions: Graphic: 22.5 x 15.1 cm /
Portrait of John Gadbury
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Scientist: Gaillon, François-Benjamin (1782 - 1839)
Discipline(s): Biology
Print Artist: Ambroise Tardieu, 1788-1841 
Medium: Engraving 
Original Dimensions: Graphic: 10.3 x 7.8 cm / Sheet: 21.6 x 14.8 cm
Portrait of François-Benjamin Gaillon
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Scientist: Gall, Franz Joseph (1758 - 1828)
Discipline(s): Medicine
Print Artist: François Maradan 
Medium: Engraving 
Original Dimensions: Graphic: 13.3 x 9 cm / Sheet: 23.2 x 14.9 cm
Portrait of Franz Joseph Gall
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Scientist: Galton, Francis (1822 1822 - 1911)
Discipline(s): Biology ; Anthropology
Original Dimensions: Graphic: 6.8 x 5.8 cm /
Portrait of Francis Galton
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Scientist: Gassendi, Pierre (1592 - 1655)
Discipline(s): Physics ; Astronomy
Print Artist: Jacques Lubin, 1637-1695 
Medium: Engraving 
Original Dimensions: Graphic: 17.6 x 14.1 cm / Sheet: 27.9 x 21.7 cm
Portrait of Pierre Gassendi
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Scientist: Gaurico, Luca (1476 - 1558)
Discipline(s): Mathematics ; Astronomy ; Astrology
Original Dimensions: Graphic: 13.5 x 9.9 cm /
Portrait of Luca Gaurico
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Scientist: Gauss, Carl Friedrich (1777 - 1855)
Discipline(s): Mathematics
Print Artist: Gesellschaft, Berlin (Photographic company) 
Medium: Photogravure 
Original Artist: Jensen 
Original Dimensions: Graphic: 18.6 x 14.1 cm / Sheet: 32.9 x 23.2 cm
Portrait of Carl Friedrich Gauss
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Scientist: Gauss, Carl Friedrich (1777 - 1855)
Discipline(s): Mathematics
Original Dimensions: Graphic: 15.5 x 12.5 cm / Sheet: 21 x 28.2 cm
Portrait of Carl Friedrich Gauss
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Scientist: Gauss, Carl Friedrich (1777 - 1855)
Discipline(s): Mathematics
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Portrait of Carl Friedrich Gauss
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Scientist: Gautier, Henri (1660 - 1737)
Discipline(s): Engineering
Print Artist: Etienne Jehandier Desrochers, 1668-1741 
Medium: Engraving 
Original Artist: Etienne-Jehandier Desrochers, 1668-1641 
Original Dimensions: Graphic: 11.5 x 9.5 cm / Sheet: 16.4 x 10.4 cm
Portrait of Henri Gautier
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Scientist: Gay-Lussac, Joseph Louis (1778 - 1850)
Discipline(s): Chemistry ; Physics
Original Dimensions: Graphic: 10 x 6.4 cm / Sheet: 25 x 19.3 cm
Portrait of Joseph Louis Gay-Lussac
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Scientist: Gay-Lussac, Joseph Louis (1778 - 1850)
Discipline(s): Chemistry ; Physics
Print Artist: Charles W. Sharpe, d. 1875(76) 
Medium: Engraving 
Original Artist: Zephrin-Felix-Jean-Marius Belliard, b.1798 
Original Dimensions: Graphic: 14.7 x 11.7 cm / Sheet: 22.8 x 15.3 cm
Portrait of Joseph Louis Gay-Lussac
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Scientist: Gay-Lussac, Joseph Louis (1778 - 1850)
Discipline(s): Chemistry ; Physics
Print Artist: Felicie Fournier, 1797-1879 
Medium: Engraving 
Original Artist: Berthiau 
Original Dimensions: Graphic: 9 x 8.4 cm / Sheet: 16.2 x 10.6 cm
Portrait of Joseph Louis Gay-Lussac
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Scientist: Gazes (ca. 1400 - ca. 1475)
Discipline(s): Classics
Original Dimensions: Graphic: 7 x 5.9 cm / Sheet: 9.1 x 5.9 cm
Portrait of Gazes
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Scientist: Geber
Discipline(s): Chemistry
Original Dimensions: Graphic: 16.8 x 14 cm / Sheet: 37.8 x 25 cm
Portrait of Geber
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Scientist: Gemma, Cornelius (1535 - 1579)
Discipline(s): Medicine ; Astronomy
Original Dimensions: Graphic: 13.8 x 11.9 cm / Sheet: 25 x 19 cm
Portrait of Cornelius Gemma
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Scientist: Gemma, Frisius (1508 - 1555)
Discipline(s): Mathematics
Print Artist: E. de Boulonois, fl. 1682 
Medium: Woodcut 
Original Dimensions: Graphic: 16.6 x 14 cm / Sheet: 20.2 x 15.3 cm
Portrait of Gemma, Frisius
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Scientist: Geoffroy Saint Hilaire, Etienne (1772 - 1844)
Discipline(s): Zoology
Print Artist: Ambroise Tardieu, 1788-1841 
Medium: Engraving 
Original Dimensions: Graphic: 10.5 x 8.6 cm / Sheet: 21.4 x 14.7 cm
Portrait of Etienne Geoffroy Saint Hilaire
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Scientist: Gesner, Johannes (1709 - 1790)
Discipline(s): Botany ; Geology
Print Artist: Johann Jakob Haid, 1704-1767 
Medium: Engraving 
Original Artist: R. Dallicker 
Original Dimensions: Graphic: 23.5 x 19.8 cm / Sheet: 29.5 x 19.8 cm
Portrait of Johannes Gesner
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Scientist: Gilbert, Davies (1767 - 1839)
Discipline(s): Engineering ; Science Patron
Print Artist: James Thomson, 1789-1850 
Medium: Engraving 
Original Artist: Howard Howard, 1769-1847 
Original Dimensions: Graphic: 11.6 x 9 cm / Sheet: 27 x 21.6 cm
Portrait of Davies Gilbert
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Scientist: Girard, Pierre-Simon (1765 - 1836)
Discipline(s): Engineering
Print Artist: Julien Leopold Boilly, 1796-1874 
Medium: Lithograph 
Original Dimensions: Graphic: 17.5 x 14.3 cm / Sheet: 34 x 25 cm
Portrait of Pierre-Simon Girard
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Scientist: Girard, Stephen (1750 - 1831)
Discipline(s): Banker
Original Artist: Edward Chappel 
Original Dimensions: Graphic: 19 x 13.8 cm / Sheet: 22.9 x 15.5 cm
Portrait of Stephen Girard
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Scientist: Gladstone, John Hall (1827 - 1902)
Discipline(s): Chemistry
Print Artist: Lock and Witfield 
Medium: Photograph 
Original Dimensions: Graphic: 11.3 x 9.1 cm / Sheet: 25 x 17.6 cm
Portrait of John Hall Gladstone
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Scientist: Glaisher, James (1809 - 1903)
Discipline(s): Meteorology
Original Dimensions: Graphic: 9.4 x 5.8 cm / Sheet: 10.3 x 6.2 cm
Portrait of James Glaisher
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Scientist: Gmelin, Leopold (1788 - 1853)
Discipline(s): Chemistry
Print Artist: George Cook, 1793-1849 
Medium: Engraving 
Original Artist: J. Woelfyle 
Original Dimensions: Graphic: 15.2 x 12 cm / Sheet: 26.9 x 18.4 cm
Portrait of Leopold Gmelin
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Scientist: Godfrey, Ambrose (1660 - 1741)
Discipline(s): Chemistry
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Portrait of Ambrose Godfrey
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Scientist: Goethe, Johann Wolfgang von (1749 - 1832)
Discipline(s): Biology ; Geology ; Physics
Print Artist: Charlotte Amalia Schwerdgeburth, 1795-1831 
Medium: Engraving 
Original Artist: Charlotte Amalia Schwerdgeburth, 1795-1831 
Original Dimensions: Graphic: 24.8 x 20.9 cm / Sheet: 29.2 x 22 cm
Portrait of Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
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Scientist: Graham, Thomas (1805 - 1869)
Discipline(s): Chemistry ; Physics
Print Artist: Attributed to C. Cook 
Medium: Photograph 
Original Artist: Cloudet 
Original Dimensions: Graphic: 15.7 x 12.1 cm / Sheet: 24.7 x 17 cm
Portrait of Thomas Graham
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Scientist: Graham, Thomas (1805 - 1869)
Discipline(s): Chemistry ; Physics
Print Artist: Attributed to C. Cook 
Medium: Engraving 
Original Artist: Cloudet 
Original Dimensions: Graphic: 15.7 x 12.1 cm / Sheet: 24.7 x 17 cm
Portrait of Thomas Graham
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Scientist: Gregory XIII, Pope (1502 - 1585)
Discipline(s): Calendar
Print Artist: Attributed to Eiulsius 
Medium: Engraving 
Original Dimensions: Graphic: 30.5 x 18.6 cm / Sheet: 32.1 x 20.6 cm
Portrait of Pope Gregory XIII
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Scientist: Gregory, James (1638 - 1675)
Discipline(s): Mathematics ; Physics ; Astronomy
Print Artist: William Holl 
Medium: Engraving 
Original Dimensions: Graphic: 12.8 x 9.8 cm / Sheet: 24 x 15.5 cm
Portrait of James Gregory
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Scientist: Gregory, Olinthus (1774 - 1841)
Discipline(s): Mathematics
Print Artist: Henry Robinson 
Medium: Engraving 
Original Artist: Richard Evans, 1784-1871 
Original Dimensions: Graphic: 11.7 x 9.5 cm / Sheet: 27 x 18.6 cm
Portrait of Olinthus Gregory
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Scientist: Gregory, Olinthus (1774 - 1841)
Discipline(s): Mathematics
Print Artist: Henry Robinson 
Medium: Engraving 
Original Artist: Richard Evans, 1784-1871 
Original Dimensions: Graphic: 11.7 x 9.5 cm / Sheet: 13.3 x 9.9 cm
Portrait of Olinthus Gregory
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Scientist: Gregory, William (1803 - 1858)
Discipline(s): Chemistry ; Biology
Print Artist: C. Cook 
Medium: Engraving 
Original Dimensions: Graphic: 16.4 x 13.3 / Sheet: 27.6 x 18.7 cm
Portrait of William Gregory
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Scientist: Grew, Nehemiah (1641 - 1712)
Discipline(s): Biology
Print Artist: Robert White, 1645-1703 
Medium: Engraving 
Original Artist: Robert White, 1645-1703 
Original Dimensions: Graphic: 15.4 x 10.4 cm / Sheet: 21 x 13.7 cm
Portrait of Nehemiah Grew
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Scientist: Grove, William Robert (1811 - 1896)
Discipline(s): Physics ; Chemistry
Original Dimensions: Graphic: 9.6 x 9 cm /
Portrait of William Robert Grove
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Scientist: Grove, William Robert (1811 - 1896)
Discipline(s): Physics ; Chemistry
Original Dimensions: Graphic: 13 x 10 cm / Sheet: 22.3 x 14.3 cm
Portrait of William Robert Grove
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Scientist: Grove, William Robert (1811 - 1896)
Discipline(s): Physics ; Chemistry
Original Dimensions: Graphic: 11.3 x 9 cm / Sheet: 27.3 x 20.2 cm
Portrait of William Robert Grove
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Scientist: Gruithuisen, Franz Paula von (1774 - 1852)
Discipline(s): Medicine ; Astronomy
Original Dimensions: Graphic: 11.1 x 9.2 cm / Sheet: 28.4 x 20.6 cm
Portrait of Franz Paula von Gruithuisen
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Scientist: Grynaus, Simon (1493 - 1541)
Discipline(s): Geography
Original Dimensions: Graphic: 17.5 x 12.5 cm / Sheet: 17.5 x 12.8 cm
Portrait of Simon Grynaus
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Scientist: Guericke, Otto von (1602 - 1686)
Discipline(s): Engineering ; Physics
Original Dimensions: Graphic: 12.7 x 9.9 cm / Sheet: 20.9 x 15.8 cm
Portrait of Otto von Guericke
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Scientist: Guericke, Otto von (1602 - 1686)
Discipline(s): Engineering ; Physics
Print Artist: Attributed to Cornelis Galle, 1576-1650 
Medium: Engraving 
Original Artist: Anselmus von Hulle, 1601-1674 
Original Dimensions: Graphic: 29.5 x 18.8 cm / Sheet: 32.3 x 21.4 cm
Portrait of Otto von Guericke
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