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Image number: RS.18930
Credit: ©The Royal Society

Sugar particles

Date

1709

Creator

Unknown, Engraver

Creator - Organisation

The Royal Society, Publisher

Object type

Article identifier

Material

Technique

Subject

Physics
   > Optics
      > Microscopy
Chemistry
   > Crystallography

Description

Five microscopic studies of various particles of sugar in the process of crystallisation.

Illustration to ‘VIII. A letter from Mr. Anth. Van Leeu¬wenhoek, F. R. S. containing some microscopical observations on the particles of chrystalliz'd sugar, &c. and his manner of observing the circulation of the blood in an eel’ in Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society, vol. 26, issue 323 (October 1709).

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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      > United Kingdom