Meet the smith whose belly is a forge, and the woman whose body is woven from her own baskets. These sometimes scary, cyborg-esque illustrations were made by a 17th century Parisian illustrator named Nicolas de Larmessin II.

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Each figure has been drawn so that their bodies are made out of the tools and products of their professions. The results are often odd and disturbing.

Cabinetmaker

Sword maker

Tailor

Baker

Optician and mirror maker

Cooper

Sculptor

Glasscutter

Gardener

Winegrower

Cheesemonger

Clockmaker

Perfumer

Pyrotechnist

Hat maker

Ceramist and glassworker

Innkeeper

Blacksmith

Musician

Locksmith

Basketmaker

Goldsmith

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The images are from Ptak Science Books and Marinni.