Image sources


Figure 1: The image shows the creation of the homunculus in Goethe's Faust II. Illustration from the 19th century (Image source:, in the public domain).

Picture 2: The factory of Johann Rudolf Geigy in Basel. Lithograph printed by Orell F├╝ssli in Zurich around 1910 (Image source: Swiss National Museum, Zurich, LM-76656)

Figure 3: Construction progress at "Bau 2" of F. Hoffmann-La Roche AG in Basel in January 2022 (Image source:, licensed under CC BY-SA 4.0)