image ledermuller_tab_1
Image number: RS.11797
Credit: ©The Royal Society

Frog dissection

Date

1764

Creator

Martin Frobene Ledermuller (1719-1769, German), Naturalist

Object type

Library reference

Ledermuller_TAB_1

Material

Technique

Dimensions

height (print): 245mm
width (print): 195mm

Subject

Description

Anatomical study of a frog dissected and displayed on a decorated stand. With three details of the reptile’s lung and blood vessels viewed by microscope under various magnifications.

Plate 1 from Amusement microscopique, tant pour l'esprit que pour les yeux, contenant... estampes... d'apres nature...by Martin Frobene Ledermuller, plates volume (Adam Wolfgang Winterschmidt, Nuremburg, 1764).

Inscribed above: ‘TAB.I.’ Inscribed below: ‘M.F.Lederm. del. A.W.Winterschmidt excud. Norimb.’

Martin Frobene [Frobenius] Ledermuller (1719-1769) German naturalist and draughtsman worked in various capacities as a notary, turning to microscope studies after an illness induced temporary deafness.

Associated place

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