Testis organ and instrument for making convex glasses

    Date
    1668
    Creator
    Unknown, Engraver
    Creator - Organisation
    The Royal Society, Publisher
    Object type
    Article identifier
    Material
    Technique
    Dimensions
    width (paper): 200mm
    height (paper): 200mm
    Subject
    Physics
       > Optics
    Biology
       > Anatomy
    Content object
    Description
    Five figures to issue 42 of the Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society including a contrivance for making convex glasses and anatomical illustrations of the testis.

    Figures 1-3 Diagram of an instrument for making convex spherical glasses to be use in spectacles and telescopes, from a description in L'occhiale atl Occhio, overo Dioptrica,Pratttica del Carlo Ant. Mancini (Bologna, 1660).

    Figures 4-5 Two anatomical illustrations of the testis organ, copied from Claudius Aubrius Lotharingus’s Testis Examinatus (1658) published under the pseudonym Vauclius Dathirius Bonglarus.

    Inscribed ‘Transact No:42’

    Figures 1-3 Illustration to The description of a way, said to be new and universal for working convex spherical glasses upon a plain, for all practicable lengths, without other dishes or concave moulds, published in the Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society Vol.3 issue 42 (14 Dec 1668) pp.837-840.

    Figure 4-5 Illustration to extract Testis examinatus. This is the title of a printed page, formerly (viz, Anno 1658.) at Florence, by Vauclius Dathirius Bonglarus..., published in the Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society Vol.3 issue 42 (14 Dec 1668) pp.843-844.

    Associated place
    <The World>
       > Europe
          > Italy
    Credit
    ©The Royal Society
    Image number
    RS.19015
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