Microscopic views of a spider by Robert Hooke

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Microscopic views of a spider
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Print size 35.5 x 28.0 cm
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30.5 x 19.9 cm
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Microscopic views of a spider
Robert Hooke
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© The Royal Society


Illustrations showing microscopic views of the Shepherd, or long-legged spider, namely the back of the spider (Fig. 1), the eyes (Fig. 2), the underside of the spider (Fig. 3). Schem. XXXI 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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