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Scheme 2 [II], first plate, opposite page 2 in the book, Micrographia: or some physiological Descriptions of minute Bodies made by Magnifying Glasses. With Observations and Inquiries thereupon (London: printed by Jo. Martyn and Ja. Allestry, printers to t
Scheme 2 [II], first plate, opposite page 2 in the book, Micrographia: or some physiological Descriptions of minute Bodies made by Magnifying Glasses. With Observations and Inquiries thereupon (London: printed by Jo. Martyn and Ja. Allestry, printers to the Royal Society, 1665)
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Date:
1665
Location:
Not on display
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Media:
Engraving
Dimensions:
28.2 x 18.7 cm (image)
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Europe
Accession Number:
1993.1.1
Acquisition Date:
1993-03-11
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Museum purchase, The Herman Michels Collection, bequest of Vera Michels

Fig. 1a: the point of a small sharp needle; Fig. 2a: profile of the edge of a razor and a representation of a period as observed on the printed page