Cavendish’s “Of Aire” poem, 1653 London

Source of poem: Cavendish, Margaret. 1653. Poems, and fancies written by the Right Honourable, the Lady Margaret Newcastle. London: Printed by T.R. for J. Martin, and J. Allestrye, 1653. Source library: The Huntington Library, San Marino, CA, USA.

Flea schema from Micrographia, 1665 London

Hooke, Robert. 1665. Micrographia: or, Some physiological descriptions of minute bodies made by magnifying glasses. With observations and inquiries thereupon / by R. Hooke … London: Printed by J. Martyn and J. Allestry. Schema 34 – “Of flea.” Record link:

Cavendish’s signature, collage, 2016

Graphic design by Olivia Branscum, Project Vox, 2016. Source link:

Philosophical Letters, 1664 London

Record link: For more details on the printing of this work, see Cameron Kroetsch’s research, footnote 23: