Solar microscope Adam Wolfgang Winterschmidt
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A depiction of John Cuff’s solar microscope, showing the main tube attached to a square, wooden base, the sliding specimen tray held in place (below), and the dark room (above).
Inscribed above: ‘TAB: I.’ Inscribed below: 'M. F. Ledermuller del:
A. W. Winterschmidt sculps et exc.' Plate 1 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-19923
- ©The Royal Society
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