Fly wing Adam Wolfgang Winterschmidt
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Study of the wing of a fly, viewed by microscope, under magnification. With two structural details at different magnifications and a circled inset figure of the wing at actual size.
Plate 53 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.LIII.’ Inscribed below: ‘M.F.L. del. A.W.W. excud.’
The accompanying text is headed: ‘Table LIII. Une Aile de Mouche [a fly’s wing].
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-18170
- ©The Royal Society
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