Solar microscope Adam Wolfgang Winterschmidt
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A depiction of John Cuff’s solar microscope, showing the brass plate to which the main tube is attached (below) and two representations of optical experiments in the microscope’s dark room (above). Inscribed above: ‘TAB: II.’ Inscribed below: ‘M. F. L .de:
A. W. W. sc et ex’ Plate 2 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-19924
- ©The Royal Society
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