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Scientist: Oberth, Hermann (1894 - 1989)
Discipline(s): Physics
Original Dimensions: Graphic: 14.3 x 9.8 cm /
Portrait of Hermann Oberth
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Scientist: Olbers, Wilhelm (1758 - 1840)
Discipline(s): Astronomy ; Medicine
Original Dimensions: Graphic: 8 x 5.7 cm / Sheet: 16.3 x 10.9 cm
Portrait of Wilhelm Olbers
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Scientist: Olmsted, Denison (1791 - 1859)
Discipline(s): Physics ; Astronomy
Print Artist: Alexander Hay Ritchie, 1822-1895 
Medium: Engraving 
Original Artist: Attributed to Reuben, Son of Moulthrop, 1763-1814 
Original Dimensions: Graphic: 12.5 x 13 cm / Sheet: 27.6 x 20.3 cm
Portrait of Denison Olmsted
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Scientist: Orfila, Mathieu Joseph Bonaventure (1787 - 1853)
Discipline(s): Chemistry ; Physics
Print Artist: Alexandre Collette, 1814-1876 
Medium: Lithograph 
Original Dimensions: Graphic: 23.5 x 21.3 cm / Sheet: 29.8 x 21.3 cm
Portrait of Mathieu Joseph Bonaventure Orfila
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Scientist: Orfila, Mathieu Joseph Bonaventure (1787 - 1853)
Discipline(s): Chemistry ; Physics
Print Artist: Pierre-Francois Bertonnier, b. 1791 
Medium: Engraving 
Original Dimensions: Graphic: 7.2 x 6.7 cm / Sheet: 27.7 x 17.8 cm
Portrait of Mathieu Joseph Bonaventure Orfila
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Scientist: Orfila, Mathieu Joseph Bonaventure (1787 - 1853)
Discipline(s): Chemistry
Original Dimensions: Graphic: 7.2 x 6.7 cm / Sheet: 27.7 x 17.8 cm
Portrait of Mathieu Joseph Bonaventure Orfila
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Scientist: Oriani, Barnaba (1752 - 1832)
Discipline(s): Astronomy
Print Artist: Nicolo Bettoni 
Medium: Engraving 
Original Dimensions: Graphic: 11.6 x 9.5 cm / Sheet: 29.8 x 23.3 cm
Portrait of Barnaba Oriani
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Scientist: Ørsted, Hans Christian (1777 - 1851)
Discipline(s): Physics
Original Dimensions: Graphic: 13.2 x 10.1 cm / Sheet: 23.2 x 15.2 cm
Portrait of Hans Christian Ørsted
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Scientist: Ørsted, Hans Christian (1777 - 1851)
Discipline(s): Physics
Print Artist: Peter Henrik Gemzoe, 1811-1879 
Medium: Lithograph 
Original Artist: Emilius Ditlev Baerentzen, 1799 -1868 
Original Dimensions: Graphic: 17 x 14.5 cm / Sheet: 28 x 18.4 cm
Portrait of Hans Christian Ørsted
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Scientist: Ørsted, Hans Christian (1777 - 1851)
Discipline(s): Physics
Original Dimensions: Graphic: 24 x 19.4 cm / Sheet: 25.5 x 20.5 cm
Portrait of Hans Christian Ørsted
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Scientist: Ørsted, Hans Christian (1777 - 1851)
Discipline(s): Physics
Print Artist: Attributed to A. Hansen 
Medium: Engraving 
Original Artist: Christoffer Wilhelm Eckersberg, 1783-1853 
Original Dimensions: Graphic: 9.7 x 9.3 cm / Sheet: 21.3 x 12.5 cm
Portrait of Hans Christian Ørsted
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Scientist: Ørsted, Hans Christian (1777 - 1851)
Discipline(s): Physics
Print Artist: Peter Henrik Gemzoe, 1811-1879 
Medium: Lithograph 
Original Artist: Emilius Ditlev Baerentzen, 1799 -1868 
Original Dimensions: Graphic: 15.5 x 14.5 cm / Sheet: 28.3 x 18.7 cm
Portrait of Hans Christian Ørsted
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Scientist: Ortelius, Abraham (1527 - 1598)
Discipline(s): Geography
Original Dimensions: Graphic: 3.4 x 2.5 cm / Sheet: 4.4 x 2.5 cm
Portrait of Abraham Ortelius
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Scientist: Ortelius, Abraham (1527 - 1598)
Discipline(s): Geography
Original Dimensions: Graphic: 32.5 x 22.2 cm /
Portrait of Abraham Ortelius
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Scientist: Ostwald, Wilhelm (1853 - 1932)
Discipline(s): Chemistry
Original Dimensions: Graphic: 6.9 x 6.3 cm /
Portrait of Wilhelm Ostwald
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Scientist: Owen, Richard (1804 - 1892)
Discipline(s): Medicine ; Paleontology
Original Dimensions: Graphic: 9.1 x 5.7 cm / Sheet: 10.5 x 6.1 cm
Portrait of Richard Owen
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Scientist: Owen, Richard (1804 - 1892)
Discipline(s): Medicine ; Paleontology
Original Dimensions: Graphic: 8.5 x 5.7 cm /
Portrait of Richard Owen
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Scientist: Owen, Richard (1804 - 1892)
Discipline(s): Paleontology ; Medicine
Original Artist: Leslie Ward ("Spy") 1851-1922 
Original Dimensions: Graphic: 31 x 19 cm / Sheet: 35.5 x 23.2 cm
Portrait of Richard Owen
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