• Short Summary

    Australian item showing short history of microscope.

  • Description

    Australia.

    Title reads '300 Years of Achievement - From Leevwenaoek to Ruska'.

    CU. Shot, through microscope, of the organic life in a small drop of water. Various shots showing microscope that dates back to 1760. MS. Man dressed up in period costume portraying Anton van Leevwenaoek, a Dutch scientist from the 16th century. Various shots of the microscopes in the 20th century showing the electron microscopes. CU. Animation showing how various microscopes work. Various shots showing types of modern microscopes and what can be seen when looking through, one incorporates a film camera.

    (Comb. F.G.)

    Date found in the old record - 19/09/1965.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    3130.21
    Media URN:
    88260
    Group:
    Unissued unused
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    1965
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:48:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:51:05:00 / 01:53:53:00
    Canister:
    UN 4054 E

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