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First Published:  March 2004
Revised (substantive):  2 January 2016


Composite illustration casting Cornelis Drebbel as ALCHEMICAL ENGINEER EXTRAORDINARY. Portrait of Cornelis Drebbel, engraved ca. 1628, is juxtaposed with a graphic presentation of Drebbel's person from an astute observer of humankind, Peter Paul Rubens, who described Drebbel as "extraordinary," in a letter to Nicolas-Claude Fabri de Peiresc, written in August 1629.

 

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