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Print (Engraving) Hooke's Micrographia, Foot, Eye and Wing of Fly, Printed by J. Bowles, London, 1745

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Inventory Number: 13792
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 XX. Fig. 1. The foot of a fly, p. 34, Fig.2. Bottom Part of the Foot of a Fly, p. 35, Fig.3. Part of the Eye of a Fly, p. 35. Fig.4. Piece of Flys Wing. p.35.
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Material(s): Paper
Dimensions:
Height Width Depth Diameter Unit
380 245 mm

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