Science Art: From Theosophia Practica, by Johann Georg Gichtel, 1696

Scientific Illustration by Johann Georg Gichtel, of the human body - an alchemical view
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Scientific Illustration by Johann Georg Gichtel, of the human body - an alchemical viewClick to embiggen

A secret body around our visible body, from the 1600s. A subtle anatomy. Planetary correspondences. This is where we get the idea of organ systems from, really. Trying to find the correspondences between the things we can’t see.