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Print (Engraving) Hooke's Micrographia, The Face and Eyes of a Drone Fly, Printed by J. Bowles, London, 1745

Inventory Number: 13781
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). Folded plate.
Primary Inscriptions: Plate XXI. The Face & Eyes of the Drone Fly, p. 36.
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Material(s): Paper
Height Width Depth Diameter Unit
380 295 mm


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