Microscopic view of charcoal and petrified wood
- Part of Micrographia : or, Some physiological descriptions of minute bodies made by magnifying glasses. With observations and inquiries thereupon
Engravings from Schem. 10 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 charcoal (Figure 1) and petrified wood (Figure 2), which are the subject of Hooke's experiments in Observations XVI and XVII.
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Hooke, Robert. “Microscopic View of Charcoal and Petrified Wood.” 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/wd375x594.
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