Escutcheons of Science
 Maria Sibylla Merian (1647-1717)

Maria Sibylla Merian (1647-1717)
German Naturalist and Scientific Illustrator

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Azure, a stork  contourny  holding a serpent in its beak, all Proper.

Around the crowned shield between two palms Vert, an ouroboros  contourny.

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Maria Sibylla Merian (1647-1717)

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