Frontispiece from W. Smith's British Diatomaceae Vol. 1. (1853) British Diatomists of the 19th Century:

W. Smith

  • British Diatomaceae

    William Smith's 2 part account of the diatoms of Britain covers almost 400 taxa. It contains 62 black and white plates, with 5 colour plates of cells in their sexually reproductive phase. The frontispieces (right) to the two volumes are also in colour and show a selection of the species discussed in the text.

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