Engraving of several microbes

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Title

Engraving of several microbes

Description

In this engraving of several microbes, one of the microbes was depicted with what looks like a human face on its surface. This image comes from the early days of microscopy and the human face is likely a figment of the scientist's imagination.

Creator

Adams, George

Source

Micrographia Illustrata

Publisher

London, Printed for the author

Date

1746

Rights

Public domain

Format

jpeg

Language

English

Type

image

Citation

Adams, George, “Engraving of several microbes,” Digital Exhibits, accessed December 7, 2022, http://digitalexhibits.wsulibs.wsu.edu/items/show/4652.