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Simple microscope

COPIE LIEDEN (stamped on the brass stage). DES LEEUWENHOEK,Antoni,van. circa 1668 Delft, Holland MANU Unsigned. 20th century This simple microscope is a copy of the instrument invented by Antoni van Leeuwenhoek in about 1668. The lens is a just bead of glass but by using this kind of instrument Leeuwenhoek was the first person to observe bacteria.

Thie Leeuwenhoek microscope consists of a two t…