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Image number: RS.11802
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Nut mould and reed structures

Date

1764

Creator

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

Object type

Library reference

Ledermuller_TAB_6

Material

Technique

Dimensions

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

Subject

Content object

Description

Studies of mould appearing on nuts (figure 1) and the lattice structure of reed pith (figure 2) viewed by microscope under magnification. Two figures with inset details showing the specimens at natural size.

Plate 6 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.VI.’

The accompanying text is headed: ‘Table VI. Fig. 1. Moisi rance de Noix. Fig. 2. Moelle de Jong [Jonc].’

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

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