Thistle Adam Wolfgang Winterschmidt
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Study of a single strand of the pappus hairs of a thistle, as viewed by microscope.
Inscribed above: ‘TAB. XC.’
The accompanying text is headed: ‘Continuation des Particules du Chardon’ [‘Continuation of Thistle Particles’].
Plate 90 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-19703
- ©The Royal Society
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