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The Kircher Project
Kircher’s Encyclopedic Visions
Student Curated Exhibits
This set of images include Kircher's porcus (boar), as well as a hunting scene from a medieval English bestiary.
Items in the Porcus (Boar) Collection
Hunting Scene (Boar)
The bestiary page shows a colorful scene, where two hunters have speared a boar, which has their dog dangling from its tusks.
The page displays three woodcuts (two sheep, a boar, and two dogs), with accompanying descriptions.