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Colour Photograph (Sanger Shepherd Lantern Slide) of a Still Life with Flowers and a Butterfly, by E. Sanger Shepherd & Co., London, 1899

Inventory Number: 20283
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Accession Number: 1930-26
Brief Description: Part of the boxed set 69649. A sample issued by E. Sanger Shepherd & Co., who launched their process of colour photography in 1899-1900. Both Henry Minn and Miss Acland (whose photographs were bequeathed to Minn) possessed Sanger Shepherd sample and demonstration slides, as well as using the process themselves. This slide belonged to Miss Acland, and was used by her in one of her lectures in 1900.
Primary Inscriptions: Printed in white on the mat: 'Natural Colour Photograph, | E. Sanger Shepherd's Process.' and 'Sanger, Shepherd & Co., | 5, 6 & 7, Gray's Inn Passage, Holborn.'.
Provenance: Presented by Henry Minn in 1930. Minn acquired it from Sarah Angelina Acland, who died in that year.
Collection Group: Minn Collection
Material(s): Glass
Height Width Depth Diameter Unit
81 81 mm

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