Move to the home page, the Leeuwenhoek specimens site, or the introduction to research. See also summary of earlier presentation.

Accounts of these investigations have been published as:

Ford, Brian J., 1992, From Dilettante to Diligent Experimenter, a Reappraisal of Leeuwenhoek as microscopist and investigator, Biology History, 5 (3), December.

Ford, Brian J., 1995, First Steps in Experimental Microscopy, Leeuwenhoek as Practical Scientist, The Microscope, 43 (2): 47-57, plus cover illustration.

BJF, 1998, Frühe Mikroskopie, Spektrum der Wißenshaft: 68-71, June.


FROM DILETTANTE TO DILIGENT EXPERIMENTER: A REAPPRAISAL OF LEEUWENHOEK AS MICROSCOPIST AND INVESTIGATOR

Brian J. Ford