Browse Exhibits (3 total)

Pelicanus (Pelican)

Pelicanus (Pelican)

Wood-cut printed image of the pelican located on page 81, as well as comparison to the swan located on the same page.

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Tetraon (Black Grouse)

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The image in the top center on page 86 of Athanasius Kircher's Arca Noë depicts an ancient bird known as the Tetraon (black grouse), a bird species that Kircher notes is strikingly similar to other birds.

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Hirundo (Swallows)

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Six images of swallows and finches in Athanasius Kircher's Arca Noë.

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