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Boerhaave Museum discovers unknown Antoni van Leeuwenhoek Microscope

The Netherlands is one Leeuwenhoek microscope richer. Studies at Museum Boerhaave have revealed that an tiny seventeenth-century object from a collection of Dutch silver doll’s house accessories – until now always viewed as an oddity – is in reality an authentic microscope of the type produced by Delft-based cloth trader Antoni van Leeuwenhoek, in the […]