Pear leaf Adam Wolfgang Winterschmidt
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Study of a pear leaf with a mossy growth on its surface as viewed by microscope (figure 2) and at natural size (fig. 1). With details of related items, including the ‘petits tuyaux entrelaces’ [‘small interwoven pipe’] internal structure of the moss (fig. 4) and pear seeds (fig. 5).
Inscribed above: ‘TAB: XVIII.’ Plate 18 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, 1768).
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-19940
- ©The Royal Society
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