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Welcome to the Database of Illustrators!

Courtesy of the Section for History of Science and Technology, University of Stuttgart !

The fully functioning database now already covers more than 8500 Illustrators active in natural history, medicine, technology and various sciences in more than 75 countries roughly between 1450 and 1950!

Our extensive search options across the whole database are freely available!

Please click on Browse DSI to browse the database. The Quick Search Field provides a single keyword search across the entire reference.

Search for georg will retrieve all entries that mention Georg, Georgie, georgian, etc. anywhere within the dataset.

If you want to combine different search terms, select Advanced Search to get a wide array 20 different search fields that can also be combined.

For a summary of content please click here (external Link, Oct. 2012, i.e. outdated as far as the numbers of entries are concerned, but still useful for search tips and general guidance)

There is also the option to report suggestions for new entries to us - please click on Submit a new Entry and be patient – every such suggestion is carefully checked and amended by us before being put online.

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