Thursday, November 20, 2014

Robert Hooke's Microscope


Robert Hooke's Microscope at the
National Museum of Health and Medicine
photo by CM Doran 2013
Imagine the world explored when Robert Hooke looked into this beautiful microscope.

The card reads:
Microscope, Christopher Cock (London), 1665
This microscope was used by Robert Hooke of the Royal Society, author of Micrographia and first person to apply the cord 'cell' to microscopic structures.
M-030.00276

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