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   Hooke
   Robert
   R. H. ;
   
   
   1635 in Freshwater, Isle of Wight
   1703
   London
   Reverend John Hooke (1xxx-1648) ; Cecily Gyles (1xxx-1665) (mother)
   
   Westminster School in London; apprentice to London portrait painter Sir Peter Lely c.1648/1649; instruction in art from Samuel Cowper
   England, UK
   John Wilkins; Robert Boyle ; R. Hooke: Micrographia (London 1666 ); Edward Tyson (1650/1651-1708) ;
   Christ Church & Wadham College, Oxford; Royal Society, London (curator of instruments since 1661); Gresham College, London (Prof.Geometry since 1665)
   architect, mathematician, and naturalist -> Sir Christopher Wren ; instrument maker Ralph Greatorex (c. 1625-1675) ; naturalist ->John Covel (1638-1722) ; with unidentified illustrator DC ; with unidentified illustrator ET ;
   microscopic, mechanical, astronomical, fossil,architectural drawing, possibly also copper engraving of c.23 (of altogether 33) plates for Micrographia
   http://de.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=Datei:Micrographia_Scheme_24.png&filetimestamp=20110319214710 ; royalsociety.org/library/moments/drone-fly ;
   en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Robert_Hooke ; royalsociety.org/library/turning-the-pages/hooke-folio/
   Michael Hunter & Simon Schaffer (eds.): R. H. New Studies (Woodbridge 1989) ; Stephen Inwood: R. H. (2003) ; Lisa Jardine: Curious Life 2003 ; Lapage 1961: 15 & 21ff. ; M. E. Power in Transactions Connecticut Acad. Arts & Sciences 1945: 37-44 ; Janice Neri: Some early drawings of RH, in: Arch. Nat. Hist. 32 (2005): 41-7 ; Neri 2011: 105-38 ; Davidson 2008: 34-5 ; Nissen: Zoolog. Buchillustration 1969/78 # 4193 ; Kemp 2006: 181-183
   See also: http://galileo.rice.edu/Catalog/NewFiles/hooke.html ; http://brunelleschi.imss.fi.it/galileopalazzostrozzi/object/RobertHookeMicrographia.html.
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