Thistle Adam Wolfgang Winterschmidt
Product images of Thistle
Sectional view of the stem of a thistle, with pappus hairs attached, as viewed under magnification.
Inscribed above: ‘TAB. XCI.’
The accompanying text is headed: ‘La Moille de la Tige & de la queue du Chardon’ [‘Thistle stem and tail’]
Plate 91 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-19704
- ©The Royal Society
More by the artist Adam Wolfgang Winterschmidt.
Explore the collections Animals and nature prints and drawings, Botanical flower art, prints and paintings, Vintage, antique microscopy prints.
We use a 240gsm fine art paper and premium branded inks to create the perfect reproduction.
Our expertise and use of high-quality materials means that our print colours are independently verified to last between 100 and 200 years.
Read more about our fine art prints.
Manufactured in the UK
All products are printed in the UK, using the latest digital presses and a giclée printmaking process.
We only use premium branded inks, and colours are independently verified to last between 100 and 200 years.
Delivery and returns
We print everything to order so delivery times may vary but all unframed prints are despatched within 2-4 days via courier or recorded mail.
Delivery to the UK is £5 for an unframed print of any size.
We will happily replace your order if everything isn’t 100% perfect.