Two centuries ago the showman, scientist and charlatan 'Doctor' 'Professor' 'Colonel' Gustavus Katterfelto, claimed inventor of the 'solar' microscope and the aerostat was renowned for his proetic, stenographic, balensical and caprimantic delights.Since then his exploits have fallen into the dust of collective forget. Armed with strange and wonderful equipment and equipped with exotic specimens, he ushered in the age of discovery. See insects the size of dogs, marvel at the levitating balloon, tremble before the demonic cat.Great wonders! Strange wonders! Unearthly wonders! Hidden wonders!