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).
    Associated place
    <The World>
       > Europe
          > United Kingdom
    Credit
    ©The Royal Society
    Image number
    RS.18892
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