New Inventions of Modern Times [Nova Reperta], The Invention of Distillation, plate 7
Jan Collaert I Netherlandish
After Jan van der Straet, called Stradanus Netherlandish
Publisher Philips Galle Netherlandish
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Seventh plate from a print series entitled Nova Reperta (New Inventions of Modern Times) consisting of a title page and 19 plates, engraved by Jan Collaert I, after Jan van der Straet, called Stradanus, and published by Philips Galle. Illustration of workers at a distillery factory. In the foreground on the right two men read a book. In the center four men perform the act of distillation. On the right a young boy and two other men behind him also work to aid the distillation process.