Steel sparks Adam Wolfgang Winterschmidt
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Study of a steel sparks from flint and steel fire-making, viewed by microscope under magnification. With a circled detail, showing the material at natural size.
Plate 62 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, 1766).
Inscribed above: ‘TAB.LXII.’
The accompanying text is headed ‘Table LXII. Etincelles de Feu tirées de l’Acier.’ [sparks of fire from steel].
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-18197
- ©The Royal Society
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