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Reference numberEL/L3/6
LevelItem
TitlePartial translation of a letter from Antoni van Leeuwenhoek to the Royal Society
CreatorLeeuwenhoek; Antoni van (1632-1723); Dutch tradesman and scientist
Date1698
DescriptionObservations of the compound eye of a beetle and calculations about the number of facets; observations through the human cornea; observations of the legs, cornea and ommatidia of a drone fly; observations of the brain of a gnat
LanguageEnglish
Extent8 sides
FormatManuscript
Access statusOpen
Related materialOriginal letter is EL/L3/5
Partial English translation see 'Philosophical Transactions', vol 20, no 240, p 169
URL descriptionAlso available on Early Modern Letters Online
URLhttp://emlo.bodleian.ox.ac.uk/profile/work/ece31d4e-5a2d-468c-b1cc-a8f5a1f12e89
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CodeNameDates
NA8438Leeuwenhoek; Antoni van (1632 - 1723); naturalist1632 - 1723
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