Rochelle salt and blood Martin Frobene Ledermuller
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Rochelle salt and blood
Two studies of magnified materials. Figure 1 (top) shows crystals of ‘Sel de Seignette’ or Rochelle salt [Potassium sodium tartrate], first produced by Pierre Seignette of La Rochelle, France. Figure 2 (bottom) shows blood and capillaries, including details.
Plate 50 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).
Inscribed above: ‘TAB.L.’ Inscribed below: ‘A.W.W. interschmid. exc. Norimb.’
The accompanying text is headed: ‘Table L. Figure I. Configuration du Sel de Seignette.’ [configuration, or structure, of Seignette salt]. Figure II. Une petite Goute de Sang. [A small drop of blood].
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-18151
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