Alexandra Marraccini

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Alexandra Marraccini received her BA from Yale University in History, and her MA in Medieval Studies at University of Toronto, where she continued to work on book illustration as a locus of discourse about nature and the structure of natural knowledge. Her research focuses on late medieval and early modern scientific images, particularly alchemical and medical material, in England, Scotland, Germany and the Netherlands. Currently, she is writing on the history of Hermetic–scientific images and diagrams.