Animalcules Adam Wolfgang Winterschmidt
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Study of three varieties of animalcule:
a) c), b) d) Water spiders viewed at life size and under magnification respectively. Referred to as Araignee d’Eau.
e) f) Stentor viewed at life size and under magnification respectively. Referred to here as the Animalcule a trompette [‘Trumpet animalcule’].
Inscribed above: ‘TAB. LXXXIII.’
The accompanying text is headed: ‘TABLE LXXXIII. Trois Especes d’Animalcules d’Eau limonneuse’ [‘Three species of saltwater animalcules’].
Plate 83 from Amusement microscopique, tant pour l'esprit que pour les yeux, contenant... estampes... d'apres nature...by Martin Frobene Ledermuller, plates volume (Adam Wolfgang Winterschmidt, Nuremburg, 1764).
Martin Frobene [Frobenius] Ledermuller (1719-1769) German naturalist was employed in various capacities as a notary, turning to microscope studies after an illness induced temporary deafness.
- Image reference: RS-19696
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