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Image number: RS.18928
Credit: ©The Royal Society

Microscopic studies

Date

1708

Creator

Unknown, Engraver

Creator - Organisation

The Royal Society, Publisher

Object type

Article identifier

Material

Technique

Subject

Physics
   > Optics
      > Microscopy
Biology
   > Anatomy
Biology
   > Zoology

Description

Four microscopic studies of the structure of the membrane of the roof of an ox’s mouth. Illustration to ‘I. Microscopical observations on the palates of oxen, & c’ by Antoni van Leeuwenhoek in Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society, vol. 26, issue 320 (October 1708).

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

Associated place

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      > Netherlands
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   > Europe
      > United Kingdom