Illustrations showing microscopic views of: fine waled silk, or taffeta (Fig. 1); watered silk (Fig. 2); the bending of individual silk threads (Figs. 3 and 4). Schem. III from Micrographia: or some physiological descriptions of minute bodies made by magnifying glasses with observations and Inquiries thereupon, by Robert Hooke (London, 1665).
Original: copperplate engraving. 1665
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