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Image captionWas helffn fackeln/ Liecht oder Brilln/ Wann die Leute nicht sehen wölln.
Image Type Print (Woodcut)
Image Date 1599
Size 6.5 x 9.5 cm.
Call number Smith QD25 K49 1599 P.189
Notes Alchemy. This image of an owl appears on the last leaf of Khunrath's treatise on bismuth. "What good are torches/ Light or glasses/ When the people do not want to see?"[Translation: Tara Nummedal]
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Author Khunrath, Heinrich , 1560 - 1605
TitleMagnesia catholica philosophorum...
PublisherBey Johan. Bötcher
PlaceGedruckt zu Magdeburg
Imprint Date1599
Location in Bookp.[189]