Rose pistil Adam Wolfgang Winterschmidt
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Studies of the reproductive organs and seeds of the rose: main figure is the pistil, with details of the ovary and other features, dissected and under magnification. With a rose-hip (figure k).
Plate 80 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.LXXX.’
The accompanying text is headed: ‘Table LXXX. Les Epines, Piquans, le Pistile avec Ovaire &c. de la Rose’ [Thorns, quills, pistil with ovary of the rose]
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-18645
- ©The Royal Society
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