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38.6 x 33.3 cm ⏐ 15.2 x 13.1 in (300dpi)
STEVE GSCHMEISSNER / SCIENCE PHOTO LIBRARY STEVE GSCHMEISSNER / SCIENCE PHOTO LIBRARY
Coloured scanning electron micrograph (SEM) of a section through top grain leather from a shoe upper. Top grain leather has had its surface sanded and buffed to remove any imperfections leaving a thinner layer of the epithelium (top). Magnification: x30 when printed at 10 centimetres wide.
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