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Postcard ‘The Hand of the Philosophers’

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  • Year: 2018
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Postcard – The Hand of the Philosophers


Size: 105 x 148 mm.
NEW! On the flipside of the card there is an explanation about the image.
Price: € 1,00 (incl. 9% VAT)

The Hand of the Philosophers features symbols that stand for (al)chemical substances: crown=salpeter; star=vitriol; sun=salammoniac; lantarn=alum; key=salt; fish=mercury; fire=sulphur. Those who did not understand the meaning of these secret symbols could never become true alchemists.

Illustration from: The booke of the hande of the philosopher. A true treatise of Alchimie. Manuscript, 17th century.
Bibliotheca Philosophica Hermetica Collection |Embassy of the Free Mind, Amsterdam