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Table 1A. 
PERIOD 1: Leeuwenhoek’s own drawings.
Drawings and Hands in Period 1 (1673–1689)
NumberLetter no. in AdBDate of letter to RSArchive referenceNo. of figuresDrawing TechniqueDraughtsmanComments
15 August 1673 EL/L1/1 pen and ink Leeuwenhoek Drawings are in the margins of the letter in the same ink as the writing. 
1 June 1674 EL/L1/4 pen and ink Leeuwenhoek Drawings are in the margins of the letter in the same ink as the writing. 
6 July 1674 EL/L1/5 pen and ink Leeuwenhoek Drawings are in the margins of the letter in the same ink as the writing. 
16 11 February 1675 EL/L1/11 30 pen and ink Leeuwenhoek Leeuwenhoek mentioned in the letter he drew the images himself (AdB, 1:232). 
26 9 October 1676 EL/L1/22 pen and ink Leeuwenhoek Leeuwenhoek mentioned in the letter he drew the images himself (AdB, 2:130). 
39 31 May 1678 EL/L1/36 pen and ink Leeuwenhoek Leeuwenhoek mentioned in the letter he drew the images himself (AdB, 2:364–67). 
47 20 May 1679 EL/L1/41 pen and ink Leeuwenhoek Drawings are in the margins of the letter in the same ink as the writing. 
54 12 January 1680 EL/L1/49 19 pen and ink, and red chalk, lighter and firmer application, no shading Leeuwenhoek Leeuwenhoek mentioned in the letter he drew the images himself (AdB, 3:150, 164–67). 
57 5 April 1680 EL/L1/52 (Fig. 1) red chalk, light application, some shading Leeuwenhoek Leeuwenhoek mentioned in the letter he drew the images himself (AdB, 3:202). 
10 62 14 June 1680 EL/L1/57 pen and ink, red chalk Leeuwenhoek Leeuwenhoek mentioned in the letter he drew the images himself (AdB, 3:250). 
11 66 4 November 1681 EL/L1/64 red chalk, with some shading Leeuwenhoek Leeuwenhoek mentioned in the letter he drew the images himself (AdB, 3:354). 
12 67 3 March 1682 EL/L1/65 red chalk, with some shading Leeuwenhoek Leeuwenhoek mentioned in the letter he drew the images himself (AdB, 3:394). 
13 85 13 July 1685 EL/L1/76 red chalk, thinly applied Leeuwenhoek Leeuwenhoek mentioned in the letter he drew the images himself (AdB, 5:224). 
    Total drawings by Antoni van Leeuwenhoek 82       
Drawings and Hands in Period 1 (1673–1689)
NumberLetter no. in AdBDate of letter to RSArchive referenceNo. of figuresDrawing TechniqueDraughtsmanComments
15 August 1673 EL/L1/1 pen and ink Leeuwenhoek Drawings are in the margins of the letter in the same ink as the writing. 
1 June 1674 EL/L1/4 pen and ink Leeuwenhoek Drawings are in the margins of the letter in the same ink as the writing. 
6 July 1674 EL/L1/5 pen and ink Leeuwenhoek Drawings are in the margins of the letter in the same ink as the writing. 
16 11 February 1675 EL/L1/11 30 pen and ink Leeuwenhoek Leeuwenhoek mentioned in the letter he drew the images himself (AdB, 1:232). 
26 9 October 1676 EL/L1/22 pen and ink Leeuwenhoek Leeuwenhoek mentioned in the letter he drew the images himself (AdB, 2:130). 
39 31 May 1678 EL/L1/36 pen and ink Leeuwenhoek Leeuwenhoek mentioned in the letter he drew the images himself (AdB, 2:364–67). 
47 20 May 1679 EL/L1/41 pen and ink Leeuwenhoek Drawings are in the margins of the letter in the same ink as the writing. 
54 12 January 1680 EL/L1/49 19 pen and ink, and red chalk, lighter and firmer application, no shading Leeuwenhoek Leeuwenhoek mentioned in the letter he drew the images himself (AdB, 3:150, 164–67). 
57 5 April 1680 EL/L1/52 (Fig. 1) red chalk, light application, some shading Leeuwenhoek Leeuwenhoek mentioned in the letter he drew the images himself (AdB, 3:202). 
10 62 14 June 1680 EL/L1/57 pen and ink, red chalk Leeuwenhoek Leeuwenhoek mentioned in the letter he drew the images himself (AdB, 3:250). 
11 66 4 November 1681 EL/L1/64 red chalk, with some shading Leeuwenhoek Leeuwenhoek mentioned in the letter he drew the images himself (AdB, 3:354). 
12 67 3 March 1682 EL/L1/65 red chalk, with some shading Leeuwenhoek Leeuwenhoek mentioned in the letter he drew the images himself (AdB, 3:394). 
13 85 13 July 1685 EL/L1/76 red chalk, thinly applied Leeuwenhoek Leeuwenhoek mentioned in the letter he drew the images himself (AdB, 5:224). 
    Total drawings by Antoni van Leeuwenhoek 82       
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