Exhibit nº 8

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In exhibit nº 8, the solar microscope: how microscopic projections were amplified through projection on a wall of a darkened room, using sunlight, in the 18th and early 19th centuries…

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See this plate from ‘Mikroskoopische Vermaaklykheden’, or ‘Microscopic Delights of the Mind and Eye’, a Dutch edition of a book written by the German microscopist Martin Frobenius Ledermuller (1719-1769) in 1760 (in Science & Society Picture Library):

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Exhibit nº7

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In exhibit nº 7, side by side, an artificial eye designed in 1866 for training prospective ophthalmologists, and an artificial eye for testing optical coherence tomography equipments, lent by the Applied Optics Research Group at the University of Kent…

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