Reference numberMOB/012
TitleMicroscope after Antoni van Leeuwenhoek
Date20th century
DescriptionA replica of Antoni van Leeuwenhoek's simple microscope in silver coloured metal, together with a wooden case with perspex sliding lid. Created by Hans Kornberg (1928-2019) FRS.
Extent1 instrument
FormatScientific Instrument
Dimensions100 mm (length)
Access statusOpen
ProvenanceExact provenance unknown, likely donated to the Society by the creator Hans Kornberg
URL descriptionDigital version available on The Royal Society Picture Library
Fellows associated with this archive
NA8438van Leeuwenhoek; Antoni (1632 - 1723); tradesman and microscopist1632 - 1723
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