This "Sketch of the Most Wonderful Prussian Philosopher" depicts Katterfelto at the height of his popularity in London in 1783. One of his "doctor's devils" or black cats attends while the natural philosopher's solar microscope reveals the agents of disease.

From Wonder shows: performing science, magic, and religion in America by Fred Nadis

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    1. This "Sketch of the Most Wonderful Prussian Philosopher" depicts Katterfelto at the height of his popularity in London in 1783. One of his "doctor's devils" or black cats attends while the natural philosopher's solar microscope reveals the agents of disease.