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To learn more about the engraver of the 17th-century head-piece pictured to the left, see the IN BRIEF biography for Wenceslaus Hollar.

This forthcoming Gallery Exhibit is a companion piece for She-philosopher.​.com’s digital collection of materials on the natural and cultural history of the chameleon. It reproduces, at larger sizes and higher resolutions, original engravings from early illustrated texts on the chameleon e-published in the She-philosopher.​com Library. For more, see the overview page for this ongoing study in the STUDIES section.

For more about forthcoming projects planned for this website, see the PREVIEWS section.


The images to be included in this forthcoming Gallery Exhibit are not yet listed in’s Gallery Catalog.

First Published:  September 2012
Revised (substantive):  1 June 2021

Under Construction

S O R R Y,  but this Gallery Exhibit — focusing on the four dominant visual traditions for the chameleon during the early modern period, recombining the symbolic & the scientific to varying degrees — is still under construction.

17th-century head-piece showing six boys with farm tools, by Wenceslaus Hollar

We apologize for the inconvenience, and hope that you will return to check on its progress another time.

If you have specific questions relating to’s ongoing research projects, contact the website editor.

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