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Scrap Paper (Used as Separator) from the Photographic Experiments of Sir John Herschel, 1839

Inventory Number: 86677
Object Type:
Persons: Sir John Frederick William Herschel
Date Created: 1839
Accession Number: 1928-71
Brief Description: From the ageing test (packet 15). 1839 letter-cover - bottom left (of 2). With Romsey Mill watermark. Companion paper (15863) postmarked March 28, 1839.
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): Paper
Height Width Depth Diameter Unit
77 115 mm


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