Reference numberEL/S1/119
TitleLetter, from Jan Swammerdam to Henry Oldenburg, dated at Amsterdam
CreatorSwammerdam; Jan (1637-1680); Dutch biologist and microscopist
Date14 March 1673
DescriptionConcerning the absence of the 'vena arteriosa' in certain dissected animals but have lungs; concerning the genitalia of the horn-nosed beetle
Figures mentioned and inserted in Letter Book 6 pages 58

Read to the Royal Society on 19 March 1673
Place originAmsterdam, North Holland, (United Provinces) Netherlands
Origin coordinates52.37403, 4.88969
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Access statusOpen
Related materialTranscribed and translated in 'The correspondence of Henry Oldenburg', ed and trans by A Rupert Hall & Marie Boas Hall, vol 9, p 521
URL descriptionAlso available on Early Modern Letters Online
Fellows associated with this archive
NA8001Oldenburg; Henry (c1619 - 1677); scientific correspondentc1619 - 1677
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