Basilius Besler

Basilius Besler

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Description
Portrait of Basil Bressler (1561-1629), an important apothecary and botanist in Nuremberg. Copper plate engraving from Bressler, Hortus Eystettensis (Nuremberg, 1613).
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
print
Other Terms
print; ART OBJECTS
depicted
Besler, Basilivs
Physical Description
paper (overall material)
ink (overall material)
wood (overall material)
glass (overall material)
engraving (overall production method/technique)
Measurements
overall: 38.6 cm x 2.8 cm; 15 3/16 in x 1 1/8 in
ID Number
1991.0664.0074
accession number
1991.0664
catalog number
M-06200
collector/donor number
SAP 893
Credit Line
Gift of American Pharmaceutical Association and Bristol-Myers Squibb Company
subject
Portraits
Ophthalmology
Pharmacy
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Health & Medicine
European Apothecary
Data Source
National Museum of American History
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