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British Museum (Natural History); Waterlow & Sons
Europe: United Kingdom, England, London
overall: 139 mm x 89 mm
Postcard, one of a series of portrait postcards published by a museum, depicting famous scientists. Small portrait format printed in black and white. Features a reproduction of an original engraved portrait, set within an oval, by Anker Smith ARA, printed by I. Verkage, of the microscopy pioneer Antoni Van Leeuwenhoek FRS (1632-1723), captioned as being a Fellow of the Royal Society.
Transferred from the former Museum and Library of Optometry, Aston University / Gift of the family of the late Anthony G. Sabell FCOptom, 2016