Engravings from Schem. 17 of the first edition of Robert Hooke's seminal volume, Micrographia : or, Some physiological descriptions of minute bodies made by magnifying glasses. With observations and inquiries thereupon. Depicted here are an assortment of seeds of the Venus looking-glass or corn violet that are the subject of Hooke's experiments in Observ. XXVIII.
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Hooke, Robert. “Microscopic View of Seeds of Venus Looking-Glass or Corn Violet.” In Micrographia : or, Some Physiological Descriptions of Minute Bodies Made by Magnifying Glasses. With Observations and Inquiries Thereupon. London, England: J. Allestry, 1665. https://digital.sciencehistory.org/works/dr26xz614.
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