l.a.robertson at tnw.tudelft.nl
Thu Oct 23 03:24:45 EST 2003
"Graham Shepherd" <muhero.nospam at globalnet.co.uk> wrote in message
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> "Lesley Robertson" <l.a.robertson at tnw.tudelft.nl> wrote in message
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> > I've recently started scanning the huge collection of glass negatives
> > the Delft School Archives and have been amazed at the quality of late
> > century pictures of microorganisms. I'm accustomed to the beautiful
> > of portraits and landscapes from the period, but to find bacteria,
> > and protozoa in such detail was a bit of a surprise.
> > Can anyone suggest a decent book or other source about the history of
> > photography through the microscope?
> > Lesley Robertson
> > http://www.beijerinck.bt.tudelft.nl
> In "Essays on the History of the Microscope" (G. L'E. Turner, ISBN 0
> 01 6), the essay "Microscopical Communication" covers both the making of
> photographs and their reproduction in print. Turner is (or was) at the
> Museum of the History of Science at Oxford.
Thanks, if the Dutch National Library hasn't got it, I'll ask them for a
photogopy of the chapter.
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