Calf optic nerve Adam Wolfgang Winterschmidt
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Calf optic nerve
Studies of the anatomy of an optic nerve viewed by microscope under magnification. Two microscope field views, with comparable figures, circled, at normal size, with several details, including figure a, showing the nerve in relation to the calf’s eye.
Plate 51 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, 1766).
Inscribed above: ‘TAB.LI.’ Inscribed below: ‘A. W. Winterschmidt exc. Norb.’
The accompanying text is headed: ‘Table LI. Le nerf optique d’un Veau.’ [The optic nerve of a calf].
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-18168
- ©The Royal Society
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