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Credit: ©The Royal Society

Microscopic studies

Date

1703

Creator

Unknown, Engraver

Creator - Organisation

The Royal Society, Publisher

Object type

Article identifier

Material

Technique

Subject

Physics
   > Optics
      > Microscopy

Description

Thirteen figures from issue 284 of Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society, depicting microscopic observations.

Figure A. Microscopic study of the bristles on the body of a mite, Tetranychidae.
Figure B. Microscopic studies of the anatomy of a human tick, Ixodida (B1), and dog tick (B2, B3).
Figure C, E, F and G. Microscopic studies of various animalcule observed in water.
Figure D. Microscopic study of the animalcule observed in human spermatozoa.
Figure H, I, J, K, L, M and N. Microscopic studies of various animalcule observed in water drained from horse dung.

Illustrations to ‘IV. An extract of some letters sent to Sir C. H. relating to some microspocal obeservations. Communicated by Sir C. H. to the Publisher’ in Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society, vol. 23, issue 284 (April 1703).

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      > United Kingdom