A fascinating collection of
historical microscopes
from 1680 onwards

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Welcome to our English website

22-12-2017 | We are pleased to announce the launch of the English-language version of our website. …

The Van Musschenbroek microscope

Dr. Lesley Robertson presented the experiment, in which microscopic images were made by the Van …

Background of the Historical Microscopy Foundation

In 1987, J. Lindeman (pathologist, † 2014) established the Historical Microscopy Foundation. The objective of the Foundation is to collect, describe and preserve light microscopes and the techniques used for medical and biological work.

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