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De Re Metallica, Mine Shafts, 16th Print

De Re Metallica, Mine Shafts, 16th Print By Science Source


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5.13" x 8.00"


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De Re Metallica, Mine Shafts, 16th by Science Source - 5.13" x 8.00"



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"De Re Metallica, Mine Shafts, 16th" print by Science Source. Ships within 3 - 4 business days and arrives rolled in a tube. Choose from multiple print sizes, papers, mats, and frames.

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De Re Metallica, Mine Shafts, 16th by Science Source

Woodcut from Georgius Agricola's De Re Metallica. Ground level and subterranean views of three mine shafts and a tunnel; variations on open and enclosed pulley systems at entrance to the shafts, and cut-away views showing men working within the shafts and tunnel. Georgius Agricola (1494-1555) was a German scholar and scientist. Known as "the father of mineralogy". He is best known for his book De Re Metallica, published in 1556, a treatise on mining and extractive metallurgy, illustrated with woodcuts illustrating processes to extract ores from the ground and metal from the ore, and the man uses of water mills in mining. Agricola described and illustrated how ore veins occur in and on the ground, making the work an early contribution to...

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