image ledermuller_tab_8
Image number: RS.11804
Credit: ©The Royal Society

Shells and foraminfera

Date

1764

Creator

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

Object type

Library reference

Ledermuller_TAB_8

Material

Technique

Dimensions

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

Subject

Content object

nature
   > animal

Description

Studies of micromolluscs and foraminifera collected from seaside sand and viewed by microscope, under magnification. Eleven specimens lettered a-l.

Plate 8 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.VIII.’

The accompanying text is headed: ‘Table VIII. Dix sortes de Cornes d’Ammon, dans le Sable de Mer du Rivage d’Arimini.’

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.

Associated place

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