Microscope of van Leeuwenhoeck

Illustration

Mark Cartwright
by Science Museum, London
published on 21 August 2023
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A model of the microscope created by Antonie van Leeuwenhoek (1632-1723). Made by the Boerhaave Museum, Leiden, 1983. The microscope used a glass bead as a magnifier, giving a much greater magnification than other types of lenses available at the time. (Science Museum, London)

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