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
    <The World>
       > Europe
          > Netherlands
    <The World>
       > Europe
          > United Kingdom
    Credit
    ©The Royal Society
    Image number
    RS.18928
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