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"the greatest Mechanick this day in the world"
"the greatest Mechanick this day in the world"
Generic bust of Hooke, naming him as one of the most eminent scientists of the age
19th-century notation of Hooke's erasure from standard histories of science
Caption for C19 editor's remark on Hooke's theory of combustion
Caption for 1728 graphic representation of Robert Hooke