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Box of 53 Lantern Slides of and Relating to Aeroplanes, c.1910

Inventory Number: 11574
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Brief Description: Card draw box (by "Primus"), with brass handle. Contains 53 three-and-a-quarter-inch square lantern slides for a lecture on early flight and aeroplanes, mostly photographic, some copied from prints, mixed sources including commercially produced slides by Newton & Co., London, and by E. G. Wood, London. Most of the slides have title labels on the top edge, mostly in typescript. A handwritten slide giving statistics is dated December 3, 1910. The subjects of the slides seem consistent with this early date.
Primary Inscriptions: Primus printed label on top of box. MS title label 'Aeroplanes'.
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