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Reference numberEL/L3/43
LevelItem
TitleTranslation of a letter from Antoni van Leeuwenhoek to the Royal Society
CreatorLeeuwenhoek; Antoni van (1632-1723); Dutch tradesman and scientist
Date1702
DescriptionStating that balsam, if rubbed onto the chest, cannot pass into the lungs;account of apparatus, designed by Leeuwenhoek to inhale smoke and vapour; observations of the blood vessels in a sheep's lung; observations of Leeuwenhoek's phlegm; theory that cold air can harm the lungs
LanguageEnglish
Extent8 sides
FormatManuscript
Access statusOpen
Related materialOriginal letter is EL/L3/42
English translation printed in 'Philosophical Transactions', vol 23, no 279, p 1143
URL descriptionAlso available on Early Modern Letters Online
URLhttp://emlo.bodleian.ox.ac.uk/profile/work/5ee26381-768e-4beb-9908-6d1fef137eb2
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