Microscope slides, circa 1880

Microscope slides, circa 1880

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Caption: Set of four microscope slides dating from around 1880, England. From left to right the slides show a spider, a centipede, an earwig and stomata. Dutch eyeglass makers, Hans and Zacharias Janssen created the first compound microscope in 1590 and were believed to be the fathers of modern microscopy.

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