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Treasures of the NOAA Library Collection
Catalog of Images

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Transporting a boat across the ice in the Bismarck Strait. In: "Die Erste Deutsche Nordpolar-Expedition Im Jahre 1868" by K. Koldewey. 1871. (Erganzungsheft No. 27 zu Petermann's "Geographischen Mittheilungen.")
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The mermaids' oyster bar. An illustration to the poem "The Ballad of the Oyster man". In: "Humorous Poems" by Oliver Wendell Holmes. Illustration by Sol Eytinge. Published in Boston, 1865.
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Compass rose. Jacket of "Nautical Charts" by George Rockwell Putnam, 1908.
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Instruments used in Nineteenth Century scientific ballooning. In: "Travels in the Air", 1871, by James Glaisher. P. 105. Call no. 629.13 G544t.
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The tidal bore at Calcutta in: "Half Hours in the Deep", anonymous, published about 1880, p. 60.
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Ship in a storm at the beginning of chapter on Forces of the Deep in: "Half Hours in the Deep", anonymous, published about 1880, p. 47.
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A very accurate depiction of a Portuguese man of war in: "Half Hours in the Deep", anonymous, published about 1880, p. 192.
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A giant squid in the Indian Ocean in: "Half Hours in the Deep", anonymous, published about 1880.
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"Physica curiosa, sive, Mirabilia natur‘ et artis ..." by Gaspar Schott, 1662. NOAA Central Library Call Number BF1410 .S36 1662 v.1. Frontispiece.
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"Physica curiosa, sive, Mirabilia natur‘ et artis ..." by Gaspar Schott, 1662. NOAA Central Library Call Number BF1410 .S36 1662 v.1. Title page.
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"Physica curiosa, sive, Mirabilia natur‘ et artis ..." by Gaspar Schott, 1662. NOAA Central Library Call Number BF1410 .S36 1662 v.1. Following title page.
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"Physica curiosa, sive, Mirabilia natur‘ et artis ..." by Gaspar Schott, 1662. NOAA Central Library Call Number BF1410 .S36 1662 v.1. P. 440. Triton, monkfish, bishopfish, and marine satyr.
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"Physica curiosa, sive, Mirabilia natur‘ et artis ..." by Gaspar Schott, 1662. NOAA Central Library Call Number BF1410 .S36 1662 v.1. P. 443. Inspiration for the song "I'm just a hairy guy."
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"Physica curiosa, sive, Mirabilia natur‘ et artis ..." by Gaspar Schott, 1662. NOAA Central Library Call Number BF1410 .S36 1662 v.1. P. 445. Three ladies and a fellow in need of shaves.
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"Physica curiosa, sive, Mirabilia natur‘ et artis ..." by Gaspar Schott, 1662. NOAA Central Library Call Number BF1410 .S36 1662 v.1. P. 451. Strange humans. Figure I human was the inspiration for Pinocchio's ears at Pleasure Island.
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"Physica curiosa, sive, Mirabilia natur‘ et artis ..." by Gaspar Schott, 1662. NOAA Central Library Call Number BF1410 .S36 1662 v.1. P. 557. A happy baby performing gymnastics in utero.
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"Physica curiosa, sive, Mirabilia natur‘ et artis ..." by Gaspar Schott, 1662. NOAA Central Library Call Number BF1410 .S36 1662 v.1. P.663. Two- or more faced monsters.
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"Physica curiosa, sive, Mirabilia natur‘ et artis ..." by Gaspar Schott, 1662. NOAA Central Library Call Number BF1410 .S36 1662 v.1. P. 665. Various genetic defects.
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"Physica curiosa, sive, Mirabilia natur‘ et artis ..." by Gaspar Schott, 1662. NOAA Central Library Call Number BF1410 .S36 1662 v.1. P. 667. Very strange elephant headed human and a really strange rabbit-headed fellow with a long umbilical cord.
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"Physica curiosa, sive, Mirabilia natur‘ et artis ..." by Gaspar Schott, 1662. NOAA Central Library Call Number BF1410 .S36 1662 v.1. P. 669. Strange-looking human with normal body while dog-human-horse has poodle-like tail.
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"Physica curiosa, sive, Mirabilia natur‘ et artis ..." by Gaspar Schott, 1662. NOAA Central Library Call Number BF1410 .S36 1662 v.1. P. 673. Various strange parted humans.
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"Physica curiosa, sive, Mirabilia natur‘ et artis ..." by Gaspar Schott, 1662. NOAA Central Library Call Number BF1410 .S36 1662 v.1. P. 683. It gets worse.
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"Physica curiosa, sive, Mirabilia natur‘ et artis ..." by Gaspar Schott, 1662. NOAA Central Library Call Number BF1410 .S36 1662 v.1. P. 696. An inflated appearing zebra and possibly a real Siamese twin set.
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"Physica curiosa, sive, Mirabilia natur‘ et artis ..." by Gaspar Schott, 1662. NOAA Central Library Call Number BF1410 .S36 1662 v.1. P.705. Siamese twins.
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"Physica curiosa, sive, Mirabilia natur‘ et artis ..." by Gaspar Schott, 1662. NOAA Central Library Call Number BF1410 .S36 1662 v.1. P.706. Siamese twins.
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"Physica curiosa, sive, Mirabilia natur‘ et artis ..." by Gaspar Schott, 1662. NOAA Central Library Call Number BF1410 .S36 1662 v.1. P.707. Incomplete Siamese twins.
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"Physica curiosa, sive, Mirabilia natur‘ et artis ..." by Gaspar Schott, 1662. NOAA Central Library Call Number BF1410 .S36 1662 v.1. P.711. Some bad monsters.
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"Physica curiosa, sive, Mirabilia natur‘ et artis ..." by Gaspar Schott, 1662. NOAA Central Library Call Number BF1410 .S36 1662 v.1. P.713. Some more bad monsters.
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"Physica curiosa, sive, Mirabilia natur‘ et artis ..." by Gaspar Schott, 1662. NOAA Central Library Call Number BF1410 .S36 1662 v.1. P.714. A large strange rooster with human heads in eggs growing baby birds and baby snakes.
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"Physica curiosa, sive, Mirabilia natur‘ et artis ..." by Gaspar Schott, 1662. NOAA Central Library Call Number BF1410 .S36 1662 v.1. P.761. Apparently a meteorological or astronomic spectre.
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"Physica curiosa, sive, Mirabilia natur‘ et artis ..." by Gaspar Schott, 1662. NOAA Central Library Call Number BF1410 .S36 1662 v.1. P.770. Thank goodness we're done with that weird volume.
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"Physica curiosa, sive, Mirabilia natur‘ et artis ..." by Gaspar Schott, 1662. NOAA Central Library Call Number BF1410 .S36 1662 v.2. P. 1215. A pelican.
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"Physica curiosa, sive, Mirabilia natur‘ et artis ..." by Gaspar Schott, 1662. NOAA Central Library Call Number BF1410 .S36 1662 v.2. P. 808. Salamanders.
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"Physica curiosa, sive, Mirabilia natur‘ et artis ..." by Gaspar Schott, 1662. NOAA Central Library Call Number BF1410 .S36 1662 v.2. P. 950. A giraffe.
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"Physica curiosa, sive, Mirabilia natur‘ et artis ..." by Gaspar Schott, 1662. NOAA Central Library Call Number BF1410 .S36 1662 v.2. P. 1013. Elephant.
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"Physica curiosa, sive, Mirabilia natur‘ et artis ..." by Gaspar Schott, 1662. NOAA Central Library Call Number BF1410 .S36 1662 v.2. P. 1037. A hyena above and a wolverine below. The wolverine today is known by the scientific name Gulo gulo.
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"Physica curiosa, sive, Mirabilia natur‘ et artis ..." by Gaspar Schott, 1662. NOAA Central Library Call Number BF1410 .S36 1662 v.2. P. 1063. Marine wolf and Scythian wolf. The Scythian wolf looks more like a lion.
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"Physica curiosa, sive, Mirabilia natur‘ et artis ..." by Gaspar Schott, 1662. NOAA Central Library Call Number BF1410 .S36 1662 v.2. P. 1065. Raccoon and otter.
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"Physica curiosa, sive, Mirabilia natur‘ et artis ..." by Gaspar Schott, 1662. NOAA Central Library Call Number BF1410 .S36 1662 v.2. P. 1081. Baboon, ferret, and martin.
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"Physica curiosa, sive, Mirabilia natur‘ et artis ..." by Gaspar Schott, 1662. NOAA Central Library Call Number BF1410 .S36 1662 v.2. P. 1084. Rhinoceros.
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"Physica curiosa, sive, Mirabilia natur‘ et artis ..." by Gaspar Schott, 1662. NOAA Central Library Call Number BF1410 .S36 1662 v.2. P. 1088. Maybe an opossum.
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"Physica curiosa, sive, Mirabilia natur‘ et artis ..." by Gaspar Schott, 1662. NOAA Central Library Call Number BF1410 .S36 1662 v.2. P. 1090. Tiger.
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"Physica curiosa, sive, Mirabilia natur‘ et artis ..." by Gaspar Schott, 1662. NOAA Central Library Call Number BF1410 .S36 1662 v.2. P. 1093. Bear.
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"Physica curiosa, sive, Mirabilia natur‘ et artis ..." by Gaspar Schott, 1662. NOAA Central Library Call Number BF1410 .S36 1662 v.2. P. 1111. Eagle.
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"Physica curiosa, sive, Mirabilia natur‘ et artis ..." by Gaspar Schott, 1662. NOAA Central Library Call Number BF1410 .S36 1662 v.2. P. 1148. Goose.
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"Physica curiosa, sive, Mirabilia natur‘ et artis ..." by Gaspar Schott, 1662. NOAA Central Library Call Number BF1410 .S36 1662 v.2. P. 1316. Rana piscatrix is a type of anglerfish or monkfish today called Lophius piscatorius. The bottom fish is a remora.
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"Physica curiosa, sive, Mirabilia natur‘ et artis ..." by Gaspar Schott, 1662. NOAA Central Library Call Number BF1410 .S36 1662 v.2. P. 1374. Rana piscatrix is a type of anglerfish or monkfish today called Lophius piscatorius.
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"Physica curiosa, sive, Mirabilia natur‘ et artis ..." by Gaspar Schott, 1662. NOAA Central Library Call Number BF1410 .S36 1662 v.2. P. 1387. A solar optical effect observed in 1661.
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"Physica curiosa, sive, Mirabilia natur‘ et artis ..." by Gaspar Schott, 1662. NOAA Central Library Call Number BF1410 .S36 1662 v.2. End Plate. Final page.
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"Specula physico-mathematico-historica...." by Johann Zahn, 1696. Library Call No. Q155 .Z33 1696. Frontispiece.

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