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Image number: RS.18931
Credit: ©The Royal Society

Diamond particles

Date

1709

Creator

Unknown, Engraver

Creator - Organisation

The Royal Society, Publisher

Object type

Article identifier

Material

Technique

Subject

Physics
   > Optics
      > Microscopy

Description

Four figures from issue 324 of Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society.

Figure 1 & 4. Microscopic studies of section of rough diamond.
Figures 2 & 3. Microscopic studies of a section of rough diamond, heated and cooled in water.

Illustration to ‘II. Microscopical observations upon the configuration of diamonds: In a letter from Mr. Antony Van Leeuwenhoek, F. R. S’ in Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society, vol. 26, issue 324 (December 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

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