(1846 - 1926)
Photomicrograph of the erect retinal image in the eye of the firefly (Lampyris spl.)
Not currently on view in the museum
2 7/8 in. x 2 5/16 in. (7.3 cm x 5.87 cm)
Accessions Committee Fund purchase
animals, eyes, microscopic, insects, windows, blurry, reflections
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