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Small Box of 10 Lantern Slides from the Dyson Perrins Laboratory, Oxford, Early 20th Century

Inventory Number: 20566
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Accession Number: 1998-5
Brief Description: Small card box (overfilled, lid broken) labelled ‘from W. N. Haworth. | Sir William Perkin.’, containing 10 3¼-inch square glass lantern slides, 4 of them re DPL & 6 re Manchester, as follows: portrait of Perkin [jnr – not Sir William]; DPL group portrait [the ?1916 group, as framed 13316]; British Association for the Advancement of Science Canada delegates on board ship, 1884, with names [copy print in DPL album, University Archives]; architect’s view of DPL; & 6 Manchester laboratory plans, elevations, etc.
Haworth was a pupil of W. H. Perkin at Manchester (before Perkin became professor at Oxford), but not himself connected with the DPL.
For the main part of the Dyson Perrins Laboratory lantern slides collection see 11652 to 11655, 71156.
Primary Inscriptions: Box lid labelled in MS: 'from W. N. Haworth. | Sir William Perkin.'.
Provenance: Transferred from the Dyson Perrins Laboratory in 1998. Part of a collection of material assembled by Sir Ewart Jones and J. C. Smith, in this case coming from the chemist Sir Norman Haworth.
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