Microscopic views of a fly by Robert Hooke

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Microscopic views of a fly
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Print size 28.0 x 35.5 cm
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Microscopic views of a fly
Robert Hooke
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© The Royal Society


Illustrations showing microscopic views of: the foot of a fly (Figs. 1 and 2); the windows of Hooke's room, reflected in the hemispheres of a fly's eye (Fig. 3); part of a fly's wing (Fig. 4). Schem. XXIII 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

The Artist: Robert Hooke

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