Salts of wine and vinegar

    Date
    1685
    Creator
    Unknown, Engraver
    Creator - Organisation
    The Royal Society, Publisher
    Object type
    Article identifier
    Material
    Subject
    Biology
       > Anatomy
    Chemistry
       > Crystallography
    Physics
       > Optics
          > Microscopy
    Description
    12 figures from issue 170 of Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society.

    Figure 1 (A-O). Microscopic views of various particles in vinegar.
    Figure 2 (P-R). Microscopic views of particles that formed on crabs eyes placed in vinegar.
    Figures 3 (A-G), 5 (A-G) and 6 (A-I). Microscopic views of particles that formed in French, Mosel and Hockamore wine left uncovered for 3 hours.
    Figure 4 (A-R). Microscopic view of a ‘flat’ particle before It is ‘rolld up’ to make a salt.
    Figure 7 (A-E). Microscopic view of particles that formed in Hockamore wine left uncovered for 4 days.
    Figures 8 (A-G) and 9 (A-H). Microscopic views of particles that formed in Rinco wine left uncovered for 24 and 16 hours.
    Figures 10 (A-L) and 11 (A-F). Microscopic views of particles formed in Tonsain wine.

    Illustrations to ‘An extract of a letter from Mr. Anthony Leewenhoeck F. of the R. S. to a S. of the R. Society, dated from Delf, January 5th. 1685. Concerning the salts of wine and vinegar, &c.’ in Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society, vol. 15, issue 170 (20 April 1685).

    Figure 12. Two stones passed by stool by a carpenter in Halifax. Illustrations to ‘An abstract of a letter from Dr Sam. Threapland of Hallifax to Dr Plot of Oxford, giving an account of stones voided by seige’ in Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society, vol. 15, issue 170 (20 April 1685).
    Related fellows
    Antoni van Leeuwenhoek (1632 - 1723, Dutch) , Microscopist
    Associated place
    <The World>
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          > Netherlands
    <The World>
       > Europe
          > United Kingdom
    Credit
    ©The Royal Society
    Image number
    RS.18747
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