Carp spawn Adam Wolfgang Winterschmidt
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Study of the spawn of a carp viewed by microscope, under magnification. With a circled inset detail showing the same view at natural size.
Plate 60 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.LX.’
The accompanying text is headed: ‘Table LX. Une petite Goute de Lait de Carpe’ [a small drop of carp’s milk].
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-18177
- ©The Royal Society
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