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Twelve Photomicrographs (Albumen Prints, Photomicrographs) of Diatoms and Other Microscopical Specimens, by Giorgio Roster, Florence, c.1890

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Inventory Number: 12053
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Persons: Giorgio Roster (Photographer)
Date Created: c. 1890
Place Created: Florence Italy Europe
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Brief Description: Title card and 12 mounted albumen print photomicrographs, loose, numbered I to XII together with three-figure non-sequential numbers (Roster's image number), each card inscribed with caption and technical note, and signed 'D G Roster.'. Some of the photographs are partly detached; most of the cards are damaged at the bottom right corner.
The images are: 324 Pleurosigma angulatum x1500, 289 Pleurosigma angulatum x2820, 321 Pleurosigma angulatum x5600, 290 Pleurosigma angulatum x5600, 304 Pleurosigma angulatum x5600, 318 Surirella gemma x2900, 294 Arachnoidiseus ornatus x800, 296 Cymbella gastroides x670, 287 Diatomee miste [multiple diatoms] x175, 286 Trachee del Baco da seta x140, 307 Lingua dell' Helix pomatia x200, 344 Zampa di Raguo (Micromata smaragdula) x130.
Primary Inscriptions: Covering or title card inscribed: 'Alla "Royal microscopical Society of London Omaggio dell' Autore' and 'Fotomicrografie esequite[?] dal Dre Giorgio Roster ...'.
Provenance: Presented by the Royal Microscopical Society in 1991.
Collection Group: Royal Microscopical Society Manuscripts
Material(s): Paper
Card
Dimensions:
Height Width Depth Diameter Unit
170 170 mm

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