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Thu Oct 23 18:36:30 EST 2003
On Thu, 23 Oct 2003 10:23:12 +0200, "Lesley Robertson"
<l.a.robertson at tnw.tudelft.nl> wrote:
>"Gary G" <see.signature at bottom> wrote in message
>news:p1sdpv87s36d6og1et8afm680fcasndbtj at 4ax.com...
>> On Mon, 20 Oct 2003 17:25:57 +0200, "Lesley Robertson"
>> <l.a.robertson at tnw.tudelft.nl> wrote:
>> >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, yeasts
>> >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
>> I have "Microscope and its use" by Munoz & Charipper. It covers
>> modern microscope, illumination, microtome, stereoscopic microscope,
>> metallurgical microscope and polarizing microscope. It was printed by
>> Chemical Publishing Co, Inc. Brooklyn, NY, 1943. I suspect, however,
>> that it is out of print.
>Thanks, but I really want the 1890s - photography changes so fast that 50
>years would be far too modern. The dates on the negs are 1896 to 1899. David
>Kafkewitz has kindly offered to donate an 1867 photography book to the
>Beijerinck collection, which will help a lot.
Ah...I see. I have "Handbook of Photomicrography" by Hind and
Randles. London, George Routledge and Sons, Limited. December, 1913.
I have another micro book from 1889 but it is not in good condition.
Check out ebay for sales of old books.
Gary Gaugler, Ph.D.
Granite Bay, CA 95746
gary at microtechnics dot com
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