Eel scale Adam Wolfgang Winterschmidt
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The scale of an eel at life-size a) and viewed by microscope, under magnification e). Also, a section of skin b) and skin after having been soaked and scraped c) d), viewed by microscope.
Inscribed above: ‘TAB. XCIII.’
The accompanying text is headed: ‘Ecaille d'Anguille’ [‘Scale of an eel’].
Plate 93 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-19706
- ©The Royal Society
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