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
    <The World>
       > Europe
          > Netherlands
    <The World>
       > Europe
          > United Kingdom
    Credit
    ©The Royal Society
    Image number
    RS.18930
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