Robert Hooke, Micrographia, flea

An engraving of a flea.
Collection holder:
Wellcome Library
Collection description:
Engraving of a flea; Schem.XXIV. 'Micrographia', published in 1665, is the result of detailed observations by Robert Hooke using the recently invented microscope. The publication was funded by The Royal Society and the popularity of the book helped ...more
Artist or maker:
Robert Hooke
Date:
1665
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