Thistle Adam Wolfgang Winterschmidt
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Study of a thistle, showing its flower bud, bracts and leaves, alongside one bract and one strand of pappus hair as viewed under magnification.
Inscribed above: ‘TAB. LXXXIX.’
The accompanying text is headed: ‘Les Parties Microscopiques les plus remarquables du Chardon’ [‘The Most Remarkable Microscopic Parts of the Thistle’].
Plate 89 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-19702
- ©The Royal Society
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