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LL/57280
Unidentified photographer (Montrose, Pennsylvania)
[Young man with Nuremberg microscope]
1846, October
Daguerreotype, hand-coloured
 
Private collection
 
LL/57280 [Further details available]

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LL/36502
Thereza Llewelyn [Attributed to]
Portrait of John Dillwyn Llewelyn
1853-1854 (ca)
Collodion negatve / calotype print
 
Private collection of Noel Chanan
 
LL/36502 [Further details available]

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LL/7477
John Dillwyn Llewelyn
The Microscope
1853 (ca)
Collodion negative
15.24 cm x 12.7 cm
 
Swansea Museum, Library
Swansea Museum, Library (SWASM:SM1987.845.53)
 
LL/7477 [Further details available]

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LL/68310
Unidentified photographer
Dr Bejamin Miller with a microscope
n.d.
Carte de visite
 
National Museums Scotland
History of Science, Howarth-Loomes Collection, Museum Reference: IL.2003.44.4.436
 
LL/68310

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LL/42238
Carl Haack
Microphotographic Camera
1871
Albumen print, mounted on cardboard
 
Albertina
© Albertina, Vienna - On permanent loan from the Austrian Federal Education and Research Institute for Graphics
 
LL/42238 [Further details available]

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LL/74624
W.K.L. Dickson (American, b. France, 1860–1935)
T.A. Edison Experimenting with Micrography
1893
Albumen print
34.8 x 26.3 cm
 
George Eastman Museum
Museum accession, 1983.1868.0001
 
LL/74624

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LL/69971
Dr. Charles Forbes (1844-1917)
Photomicrograph apparatus
n.d.
Negative, collodion on glass
 
George Eastman Museum
Museum accession, 1981.2827.0289
 
LL/69971

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LL/75628
Dr. Charles Forbes (1844-1917)
Stereo microscope
1879 (ca)
Negative, collodion on glass, stereo
 
George Eastman Museum
Museum accession, 1981.2827.0195
 
LL/75628

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LL/93977
Washington Teasdale
Still Life Arrangement of Items Relating to Microscopy
1880s (probably)
Cyanotype
15.4 x 10.9 cm
 
Museum of the History of Science
Gabb Collection, Inventory Number: 67947, Accession Number: 1949-10
 
LL/93977 [Further details available]

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LL/34665
Joseph Janvier Woodward
Woodward's Microphotographic Apparatus (with Solar Light)
1881
Book illustration
 
Google Books
 
LL/34665 [Further details available]

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LL/34666
Microphotographic Apparatus (with Magnesium Lamp)
1881
Book illustration
 
Google Books
 
LL/34666 [Further details available]

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LL/34667
Microphotographic Apparatus from Buchler
1881
Book illustration
 
Google Books
 
LL/34667 [Further details available]

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LL/35791
Fig.3 - Reversible photo-micrographic apparatus arranged in the vertical position
1887
Book illustration
 
Google Books
 
LL/35791 [Further details available]

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LL/35792
Fig.1 - Horizontal photo-micrographic apparatus
1887
Book illustration
 
Google Books
 
LL/35792 [Further details available]

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LL/35793
Fig.2 - Reversible photo-micrographic apparatus
1887
Book illustration
 
Google Books
 
LL/35793 [Further details available]

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LL/65680
Arthur E. Smith
Mr. Smith focussing the object in the microscope / Mr. Smith focussing on the camera screen
1909
Book illustration
 
Internet Archive
 
LL/65680 [Further details available]

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LL/61274
Florus Ignác Stašek (1782-1862)
The cut stem of a plant, photomicrograph
1840
Daguerreotype
 
National Technical Museum
 
LL/61274 [Further details available]

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LL/36186
Andreas Ritter von Ettingshausen
Cross section of a clematis stem
1840, 4 March
Daguerreotype, whole plate
 
Albertina
 
LL/36186 [Further details available]

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LL/67093
Léon Foucault
Cristaux de la salive
1844
Daguerreotype
16 x 19.2 cm (image)
 
Bibliothèque Nationale de France, Département des Estampes et de la Photographie
Rés. Eg6-860, Identifiant: ark:/12148/btv1b6903411z
 
LL/67093

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LL/67124
Léon Foucault
Sang de grenouille
1844
Daguerreotype
8.6 x 11.4 cm (image)
 
Bibliothèque Nationale de France, Département des Estampes et de la Photographie
Rés. Eg6-861, Identifiant: ark:/12148/btv1b6903412c
 
LL/67124

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LL/36183
John William Draper
Photomicrograph of a Fly's Proboscis
1850
Daguerreotype
 
National Museum of American History, Smithsonian Institution
Behring Center, Division of Information Technology and Communications, Photographic History Collection, Image No. AFS 203
 
LL/36183 [Further details available]

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LL/69825
Armand Hippolyte Fizeau
Engraving of Bug
1842-1844 (ca)
Photolithograph
 
New York Public Library
TMS Object Number: 106PH1348, Shelf locator: 106PH1348
 
LL/69825

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LL/79259
Unidentified photographer (French)
Animal fibre [Fibre Animale]
1900
Collotype
16.5 x 12.5 cm
 
Rijksmuseum
RP-F-2016-109-35
 
LL/79259 [Further details available]

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LL/65101
Henry Fox Talbot
Photomicrograph of a plant stem
n.d.
Salt print, from a photogenic drawing negative
 
J. Paul Getty Museum
84.XO.968:14
 
LL/65101

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LL/83521
Henry Fox Talbot
Photomicrograph of four diatoms
n.d.
Salted paper print
11.5 x 11.3 cm
 
National Science and Media Museum
Science Museum Collection, Object number: 1937-4471, Schaaf no. 1482
 
LL/83521

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LL/83522
William Crookes
‘Abnormal’ Interference or Polarisation Pattern on Calcite Spar
n.d.
Photomicrograph
 
National Science and Media Museum
Object number: 1923-1513/2
 
LL/83522 [Further details available]

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LL/83523
William Crookes
Normal’ Interference or Polarisation Pattern on Nitre
n.d.
Photomicrograph
 
National Science and Media Museum
Object number: 1923-1513/3
 
LL/83523 [Further details available]

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LL/83524
Edwin E. Jelley
Photomicrograph of Asparagine
n.d.
Lantern slide, colour
 
George Eastman Museum
 
LL/83524

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LL/83525
Edwin E. Jelley
Photomicrograph of Calcilte
n.d.
Lantern slide, colour
 
George Eastman Museum
 
LL/83525

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LL/67216
Unidentified photographer
Foot of Scorpion
1870 (ca)
Albumen print, stereo, photomicrograph
8 x 15,2 cm
 
Bassenge Photography Auctions
1 June 2016, Photographs, Lot 4045
 
LL/67216

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LL/67217
Unidentified photographer
Proboscis of House Fly
1870 (ca)
Albumen print, stereo, photomicrograph
8 x 15,2 cm
 
Bassenge Photography Auctions
1 June 2016, Photographs, Lot 4045
 
LL/67217

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LL/71456
Cutting & Turner (Boston, active 1857-1860)
Micro-Photo-lithography (head louse?)
1858
Photolithograph
6 1/8 × 3 3/4 ins (15.5 × 9.5 cm) (image, approx.) 11 15/16 × 9 15/16 ins (30.3 × 25.2 cm) (sheet)
 
Philadelphia Museum of Art
Gift of Harvey S. Shipley Miller, 2015, Accession Number: 2015-132-9(68)
 
LL/71456 [Further details available]

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LL/71457
Cutting & Turner (Boston, active 1857-1860)
Photolithograph (Untitled Micro-photolithograph of Insect)
1858
Photolithograph
3 3/8 × 4 1/2 ins (8.5 × 11.5 cm) (image, approx.) 12 1/16 × 9 5/16 ins (30.7 × 23.6 cm) (sheet)
 
Philadelphia Museum of Art
Gift of Harvey S. Shipley Miller, 2015, Accession Number: 2015-132-9(70)
 
LL/71457 [Further details available]

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LL/75624
Dr. Charles Forbes (1844-1917)
Dog Flea
1879
Negative, collodion on glass
 
George Eastman Museum
Museum accession, 1981.2827.0255
 
LL/75624

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LL/79352
James Glaisher
Snow Crystals
1854, July
Magazine pages
 
Manchester University - John Rylands Library
Image Number: Bookreader - English MS 1422_3
 
LL/79352 [Further details available]

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LL/36551
Frederick H. Evans
Evan's Focusing Screen for Photomicroscopy
1887, April
Magazine page
 
Google Books
 
LL/36551 [Further details available]

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LL/35181
Donné & Foucault
Fig.40 - thin disc of cow's milk. The 120th of an inch in diameter, magnified 400 times in its linear and 160000 times in its superficial dimensions.
1855
Book page
 
Google Books
 
LL/35181 [Further details available]

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LL/80361
J.A. Whipple
Whipple's Grand Optical Exhibition of Dissolving Views
1852 (ca)
Newspaper advert
 
Private collection of Drew Johnson
 
LL/80361 [Further details available]

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LL/88243
The London Photomicrographic Company
Backmark for "The London Photomicrographic Company, 40 High Street, St. John's Wood, N.W." [London]"
1870s (ca)
Carte de visite, back
 

 
LL/88243

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LL/91881
Unidentified photographer
SEM image of a Peacock butterfly wing, slant view 1 - A patch of wing (×50)
2007, 16 January
SEM image
 
Creative Commons - Wikipedia
Author: SecretDisc 11:38, 16 January 2007 (UTC)
 
LL/91881

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LL/36995
Rose-Lynn Fisher
Wing, 270x
2009
Scanning electron microscope
 
Provided by the artist - Rose-Lynn Fisher
© 2009 Rose-Lynn Fisher, "Bee" (Princeton Architectural Press, 2010)
 
LL/36995

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LL/65930
National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID), NIH
Macrophage Infected with Francisella tularensis Bacteri
2011, 18 July
Scanning electron micrograph
 
Creative Commons - Wikipedia
Creative Commons Attribution 2.0 Generic license.
 
LL/65930 [Further details available]

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LL/46783
Eric Erbe, Christopher Pooley
Staphylococcus aureus, 50,000x, USDA, ARS, EMU
2006
Digital image
 
UDA - United States Department of Agriculture
 
LL/46783 [Further details available]

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Contents - Themes & Fragments
Abstraction of scale - Abstraction of the small
Abstraction of scale - Rose-Lynn Fisher: Bee
Albumen prints - Albumen prints: Scientific
Botany - Nineteenth century botany
Botany - Photomicrographs of botany
Carte de visite - Carte de visites: Occupations and roles
Daguerreotypes - Daguerreotypes: Scientific
Daguerreotypes - Printing from daguerreotype plates
Insects - Photomicrographs of insects
Insects - Rose-Lynn Fisher: Bee
Nature - Introduction to nature photography
Non-canonical photography - Non-canonical examples
Occupational - Carte de visites: Occupations and roles
Occupations and roles - Carte de visites: Occupations and roles
Photo-mechanical processes - Armand Hippolyte Fizeau: Photoengraving
Photo-mechanical processes - Introduction to photo-mechanical processes
Photo-mechanical processes - Printing from daguerreotype plates
Photolithographs - Cutting & Turner: Photolithographs
Photomicroscopy - Arthur E. Smith: Photomicrographs for Richard Kerr, "Nature Through Microscope and Camera" (1909)
Photomicroscopy - Dr. Charles Forbes (1844-1917): Photomicrographs (ca. 1879)
Photomicroscopy - Frederick H. Evans: Photomicrographs
Photomicroscopy - Henry Fox Talbot: Photomicrographs
Photomicroscopy - Introduction to photomicroscopy
Photomicroscopy - John William Draper: Photomicrographs
Photomicroscopy - Photomicrographs of botany
Photomicroscopy - Photomicrographs of insects
Photomicroscopy - Photomicroscopy and the quest for the ever smaller image
Photomicroscopy - Rose-Lynn Fisher: Bee
Scanning electron microscope - Rose-Lynn Fisher: Bee
Scientific - Albumen prints: Scientific
Scientific - Contemporary scientific imagery
Scientific - Daguerreotypes: Scientific
Scientific - Introduction to scientific photography
Scientific - Nineteenth century botany
Scientific - Rose-Lynn Fisher: Bee
Scientific - Stereoviews: Scientific
Stereoviews, stereographs and stereocards - Stereoviews: Scientific
Tipped-in photographs and magazines and journals illustrated with photographs - John M. Gregory & Joel Wainwright (eds.): The Strines Journal: A Magazine of Literature, Science and Art (1850s)


 
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