Animalcules Adam Wolfgang Winterschmidt
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Studies of various flora and fauna species that animalcule colonies form on, including: water grass and moss, a) and b), and water slugs, fleas and beetles c 1, 2 and 3), and; the animalcules as viewed under magnification e – v).
Inscribed above: ‘TAB. LXXXVIII’
The accompanying text is headed: ‘Encore quelques autres animalcules de limon’ [‘Some more salt-water animalcules’].
Plate 88 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-19701
- ©The Royal Society
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