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Lantern Slide of the Photographic Reproduction of the Photogenic Drawing on Glass by Sir John Herschel of Sir William Herschel's Forty-Foot Telescope at Slough, by Henry W. Taunt & Co., Oxford, 1890

Inventory Number: 13194
Object Type:
Persons: Sir John Frederick William Herschel Sir William James Herschel
Date Created: 1890
Accession Number:
Brief Description: Lantern slide version of the photographic reproduction of the 1890 circular copy image with surrounding title and text (as in 63438); for use in lectures.

Cover glass cracked top right. Binding paper slightly damaged, as it was among the glass photographs and lantern slides formerly displayed by being glued to a glass panel.
Primary Inscriptions: Printed label 'Henry W. Taunt & Co., Oxford.' Intrinsic title, signatures, and date in text within photograph: 'The Forty-Foot Telescope at Slough. Photographed by Sir John F. W. Herschel. ...'.
Provenance: Probably from the University Observatory, Oxford.
Collection Group:
Material(s): Glass
Height Width Depth Diameter Unit
82 84 mm


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