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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