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Image number: RS.18924
Credit: ©The Royal Society

Microscopic studies, bone specimens

Date

1707

Creator

Unknown, Engraver

Creator - Organisation

The Royal Society, Publisher

Object type

Article identifier

Material

Technique

Subject

Physics
   > Optics
      > Microscopy
Biology
   > Anatomy
Medical Sciences
   > Surgery

Description

Three tables from issue 312 of Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society.

Table 1, Figures 1-3. Microscopic studies of Peruvian bark, or Cinchona.

Illustrations to ‘I. Microscopical observations on the Cortex Peruvianus’ by Antoni van Leeuwenhoek in Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society, vol. 25, issue 312 (December 1707). Original proof can be found in MS/131/152-B.

Table 2, Figures 1-6. Microscopic studies of a white matter scraped off of Van Leeuwenhoek’s tongue.

Illustrations to ‘II. A letter to the Royal Society from Mr. Anthony Van Leeuwenkoek, F. R. S. concerning the whiteness on the tongue in fevers. &c’ by Antoni van Leeuwenhoek in Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society, vol. 25, issue 312 (December 1707). Original letter containing these illustrations can be found in Early Letters of the Royal Society, EL/L4/14.

Table 3, Figure 1. Bone fragment removed from the forearm of a John Marsh, a patient of John Fawler.
Figure 2. Callus removed from the forearm of John Marsh.

Illustrations to ‘IV. An account of the cure of two sinuous ulcers possessing the space of the whole arm, with an extraordinary supply of a callus which fully answers the purpose of the Os Humeri lost in time of cure. From Mr. John Fawler, Surgeon to the sick and wounded at Deal, to Dr. William Cockburn, F. R. S’ in Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society, vol. 25, issue 312 (December 1707). Original proof can be found in MS/131/156-B.

Antoni van Leeuwenhoek (1632-1723) Dutch microscopist, was elected a Fellow of the Royal Society in 1680.

Related Fellows

Antoni van Leeuwenhoek (1632-1723, Dutch), Microscopist

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