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Print (Engraving) Hooke's Micrographia, Spider upper- and underside, Printed by J. Bowles, London, 1745

Inventory Number: 13778
Object Type: print
Persons: Robert Hooke (Creator)
John Bowles (Printer)
Date Created: 1745
Place Created: Cornhill London England United Kingdom Europe
Subject Classification(s): Microscopy Prints Collection  
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Brief Description: From 1745 reprint of Robert Hooke's 1665 Micrographia, "Micrographia restaurata: or, the copper-plates of Dr. Hooke's wonderful discoveries by the microscope, reprinted and fully explained." (J.Bowles, London, 1745)
Primary Inscriptions: Plate XXVIII. 'Fig.2. The eyes placed on an eminence back to back. p 52 The long legged spider with its Back uppermost to shew its curious eyes. p. 52'. Fig. 3.'The same spider shown with its Belly upwards to discover the Insertion of the Legs p. 52.'
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Material(s): Paper
Height Width Depth Diameter Unit
380 245 mm


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