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Mica Sheet from the Photographic Experiments of Sir John Herschel, c.1839

Inventory Number: 78315
Object Type:
Persons: Sir John Frederick William Herschel (Owner)
Date Created:
Accession Number: 1928-71
Brief Description: Sheet of mica, with yellow adhesive residue. See also 14419 and 25380.
Primary Inscriptions:
Provenance: Presented by Miss Herschel and Lady Lubbock in 1928. They were the two surviving and youngest children of Sir John Herschel (Francisca and Constance).
Collection Group: Herschel's Photographic Experiments
Material(s): Mica
Dimensions:
Height Width Depth Diameter Unit
76 111 mm

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