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Illustration showing a citizen of Martinia wearing a wig, from the 1845 English edition of Niels Klim’s Journey Under the Ground.

17th century polymath Athanasius Kircher has been hailed as the last Renaissance man and “the master of hundred arts”. From Kircher’s great masterworkMundus Subterraneus 1664. - See more at: