image ledermuller_tab_78
Image number: RS.18643
Credit: ©The Royal Society

Blood serum

Date

1766

Creator

Adam Wolfgang Winterschmidt (1733-1796, German), Engraver

After

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

Object type

Library reference

48660

Material

Technique

Dimensions

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

Subject

Physics
   > Optics
      > Microscopy
Biology
   > Natural history

Description

Studies of blood serum viewed by microscope under magnification and at natural size. With crystals and other details.

Plate 78 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, 1766).

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

The accompanying text is headed: ‘Table LXXVIII. L’Eau du Sang ou le Serum’ [the water of the blood, or serum].

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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