Sand globules Adam Wolfgang Winterschmidt
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Engraved depiction of several ‘globules’ of sand, g), placed on a stand underneath a single-lens magnifying glass d).
Inscribed above: ‘TAB. LXXXVI’
The accompanying text is headed: ‘Singularite du sable du mer au de coquillage’ [‘Singularity of sea sand with a shell’].
Plate 86 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-19699
- ©The Royal Society
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