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The wonders of the microscope photographically revealed, by means of Olley's patent micro-photographic reflecting process. 
Shelfmark: 7004.c.24. 
Publisher: London: W. Kent and Co., [1857]-1861. [4], ii,[100]p., [36] plates. 8 (25 cm). 
Country: England 
Subject: Photomicrography 
Acquisition: C 15 Oct 1857, 16 Dec 1857, 16 Apr 1858, 18 May 1858, 22 June 1859, 22 Aug 1859, 25 Oct 1859, 16 Feb 1860, 19 Feb 1861 
Notes: Anonymous. - Microphotographs. - Issued in twelve parts. - Photograph facing p.31 misbound at end. 
Photographer: Unknown 
Description or title: Early photo-microscopic photographs executed by the Olley micro-photographic reflecting process. 
Contains photos of: Animals. Plants. Human body 
General photo size: 9 x 9 cms (all circular prints) 
Photographs:
1   Foot of common fly. (opp. p.1) 
2   Cornea of common fly. (opp. p.2) 
3   Tongue of common fly. (opp. p.3) 
4   Antenna, or feeler of common fly. (opp. p.4) 
5   Base of wing of common fly. (opp. p.5) 
6   Outer side of wing of common fly. (opp. p.6) 
7   Part of the under wing of honey bee. (opp. p.7) 
8   Sting of honey bee. (opp. p.8) 
9   Tongue of honey bee. (opp. p.9) 
10   Mandibles, or outer jaws of common spider. (opp. p.10) 
11   Tarsus or foot of common spider. (opp. p.11) 
12   Tongue of common spider. (opp. p.12) 
13   Tongue of cricket. (opp. p.13) 
14   Antenna, or feeler of cockchafer. (opp. p.14) 
15   Scales of butterfly (Morpho Menelaus). (opp. p.15) 
16   Cross cutting of Banksia grandis. (opp. p.16) 
17   Cross cutting of sugar-cane. (opp. p.17) 
18   Cross cutting of garden Clematis. (opp. p.18) 
19   Cross cutting of black Pepper Plant. (opp. p.19) 
20   Cross cutting of common Hazel. (opp.p.20) 
21   Cross cutting of Date Palm. (opp. p.21) 
22   Perpendicular section of wood of the Mammoth Tree. (opp. p.22) 
23   Cross section of wood of the Mammoth Tree. (opp. p.23) 
24   Cross cutting of Sarsaparilla plant. (opp. p.24) 
25   Cuticle of Yucca Gloriosa. (opp. p.25) 
26   Cuticle of the stem of wheat. (opp. p.26) 
27   Leaf of common Bog Moss. (opp. p.27) 
28   Arachnodiscus Ehrenbergii. (opp. p.[28]) 
29   Triceratium favus. (opp. p.[29]) 
30   Pinnularia nobilis. (opp. p.[30]) 
31   Biddulphia pulchella. (opp. p.31) 
32   Gomphonema geminatum. (opp. p.32) 
33   Campylodiscus spiralis. (opp. p.33) 
34   Perpendicular section of human femur or thigh bone. (opp. p.34) 
35   Voluntary muscular fibre. (opp. p.35) 
36   Human blood discs or corpuscles. (opp. p.36) 

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