Rosalind Franklin with microscope, 1955
The Female Philsopher smelling out a comet, 1790 (Caroline Herschel)
Palaeontologist Hildegard Howard at the Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County, 1938. (NHM of LAC Copyright)
Women at Bletchley Park with the Colossus computer
Dorothy Hodgkin, by Maggi Hambling, 1985. Model as instrument?
Jocelyn Bell Burnell with the radio telescope antenna at Cambridge
Marie Tharp, sitting at her desk at Columbia’s Lamont Geological Observatory, 1956. Copyright: Lamont Archives, Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory.
Girton College, Cambridge, c. 1900
Comet of 1812, seen from the Pont Neuf in Paris (Granger)
Philosophy Presenting the Seven Liberal Arts to Boethius, c.1460-70, attributed to the Coëvity Master. (Getty Museum)