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Box of 61 Lantern Slides of Entomological, Zoological and Botanical Subjects

Inventory Number: 62996
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Brief Description: Card box (originally for record cards). Contains 61 3¼-inch square glass lantern slides, mostly of butterflies and moths, but also including fish and botanical subjects, especially seeds; they include photomicrographs, and one hand-written slide. Many are by Flatters, Milborne & McKechnie Ltd., Longsight [Manchester].
Primary Inscriptions: Box inscribed in modern hand 'Lantern Slides' and 'A.H.N.S. Slides' [error for ANHS]
Provenance: Ashmolean Natural History Society of Oxfordshire
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Material(s): Card
Cotton Wool
Waxed Paper
Height Width Depth Diameter Unit
84 266 143 mm

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