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Print, La Puce vue au Microscope (The Flea seen through a Microscope) from the Histoire Naturelle (Natural History), in Diderot's Encyclopédie (Encyclopedia)

This is a Print. It was designed by François Nicolas Martinet and print maker: Eugene Benard. It is dated 1768 and we acquired it in 1949. It is a part of the Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design department.

This object was donated by Mrs. George A. Kubler. It is credited Gift of Mrs. George A. Kubler.

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Print, La Puce vue au Microscope (The Flea seen through a Microscope) from the Histoire Naturelle (Natural History), in Diderot's Encyclopédie (Encyclopedia); Designed by François Nicolas Martinet (French, 1739 - after 1796); Print Maker: Eugene Benard; Gift of Mrs. George A. Kubler; 1949-152-864

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