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Reference numberEL/L3/77
LevelItem
TitleAntoni van Leeuwenhoek, dated at Delft, to the Royal Society
CreatorLeeuwenhoek; Antoni van (1632-1723); Dutch tradesman and scientist
Date27 March 1705
DescriptionSigned autograph
Theory that bark tissue is formed from the wood; cross sections and pictures of vessels and cells of bark and wood tissue from different species (eg lime, cinnamon, cherry, birch); cross sections and pictures of vessels and cells from cork
Read to the Royal Society on 25 April 1705
16 figures in red chalk attached
LanguageDutch
Extent14 sides
FormatManuscript
Place originDelft, South Holland, (United Provinces) Netherlands
Origin coordinates52.00667, 4.35556
Access statusOpen
Related materialEnglish translation is EL/L3/78
Transcribed and translated in 'Alle de brieven van Antoni van Leeuwenhoek', edited, illustrated and annotated by Committee of Dutch Scientists, vol 15, p 157
English translation printed in 'Philosophical Transactions', vol 24, no 296, p 1843
URL descriptionAlso available on Early Modern Letters Online
URLhttp://emlo.bodleian.ox.ac.uk/profile/work/cc5ef0e2-10b7-493b-859e-49b628dfd876
Fellows associated with this archive
CodeNameDates
NA8438Leeuwenhoek; Antoni van (1632 - 1723); naturalist1632 - 1723
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