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Boxed Set of Samples of the Sanger Shepherd Process of Colour Photography, by E. Sanger Shepherd & Co., London, 1899

Inventory Number: 69649
Object Type:
Accession Number: 1930-26
Brief Description: Red card slip-case type box containing a set of samples issued by E. Sanger Shepherd & Co. of the Sanger Shepherd process of colour photography, introduced in 1899-1900. It contains 5 fully bound lantern slides (16335, 17178, 20283, 21552, 29957 -- described further under those inventory numbers), 2 of them complete three-colour images and 3 specimens of the three separate colour layers (blue, pink, and yellow).
The set belonged to Miss Acland, who used the two complete slides in one of her lectures in 1900.
Primary Inscriptions: Printed in gold on box: 'Sanger | Shepherd & Co.' and '5, 6 & 7 | Grays 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): Card
Height Width Depth Diameter Unit
89 89 23 mm

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