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Women using scientific instruments

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Marie Stopes: Lecturer in Palaeobotany at University of Manchester, 1904-1907

Philosophy Presenting the Seven Liberal Arts to Boethius, c.1460-70, attributed to the Coëvity Master. (Getty Museum)

American chemist Ruby Sakae Hirose (1904-1960) at William S. Merrell Laboratories (Smithsonian Institution Archives).

A seaside promenade (1810s)

SSPL/Getty Women testing explosives at a factory in Gretna, UK.

The Female Philsopher smelling out a comet, 1790 (Caroline Herschel)

Women at Bletchley Park with the Colossus computer

Philadelphia College of Pharmacy and Science, c. 1933

Girton College, Cambridge, c. 1900

Rosalind Franklin with microscope, 1955

Dorothy Hodgkin, by Maggi Hambling, 1985. Model as instrument?

Dorothy Millicent Horstmann, known for work on polio virus.

Palaeontologist Hildegard Howard at the Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County, 1938. (NHM of LAC Copyright)

Marie Tharp, sitting at her desk at Columbia’s Lamont Geological Observatory, 1956. Copyright: Lamont Archives, Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory.

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Jocelyn Bell Burnell with the radio telescope antenna at Cambridge

Comet of 1812, seen from the Pont Neuf in Paris (Granger)

Manhattan Project: Calutron operators at their panels, in the Y-12 plant at Oak Ridge, TN during World War II.

Biologist Beatrice Mintz (b. 1921)

File:Beatrice Mintz (b. 1921).jpg - Wikimedia Commons

Miriam Rothschild with her children

London School of Medicine for Women, 1926

'Monster soup' (Thames water), 1828

Scientific Conversazione, Illustrated London News, 28 April 1855

A biology student at Woodrow Wilson High School, Washington DC

Marc Antonio Franceschini, The Muse of Astronomy, late 1600s-early 1700s