image 10.1098-rstl.1693.0088_0001
Image number: RS.19027
Credit: ©The Royal Society

Fossils, cinnabar and gunpowder

Date

1693

Creator

Unknown, Engraver

Creator - Organisation

The Royal Society, Publisher

Object type

Article identifier

Material

Technique

Dimensions

width (paper): ?mm
height (paper): ?mm

Subject

Earth Sciences
   > Palaeontology
      > Fossils
Physics
   > Optics
      > Microscopy
Biology
   > Anatomy
Chemistry
   > Crystallography

Content object

nature
   > fossil
nature
   > mineral

Description

23 figures to issue 200 of the Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society.

Fig 1-20 Observations of 20 fossils by Edward Lhuyd. Illustrations to Edvardi lvidii apud oxonienses cimeliarchæ ashmoleani, ad Clariss. V. Christophorum Hemmer… published in Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society, vol. 17, issue 200 (May 1693), pp. 746-754. The original drawings can be found in the Early Letters of the Royal Society EL/L5/118

No.1-3. 15 microscopic figures of cinnabar mineral and gunpowder. Illustrations to The extract of a letter from Mr. Anthony Van Leuwenhoek, S.R.S. to the R. Soc. Containing several observations on cinnabar and gunpowder, published in Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society, vol. 17, issue 200 (May 1693), pp. 754-760. Read at the meeting of the Royal Society on 31 March 1686, JBO/8, the original letter can be found in the Early Letters of the Royal Society EL/L1/79 with the original figures pasted in the Letter Book Original LBO/11A/5. Further copies can be found in the Letter Book Copy, LBC/11i page 19

Related Fellows

Antoni van Leeuwenhoek (1632-1723, Dutch), Natural philosopher
Edward Lhuyd (1660-1709, British), Naturalist

Associated place

<The World>
   > Europe
      > United Kingdom
<The World>
   > Europe
      > Netherlands