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Box of 72 Lantern Slides of Zoological Subjects, Including Birds and Bats

Inventory Number: 95251
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Brief Description: Semi-fitted wooden box, with metal clasps and leather strap. Contains 72 3ΒΌ-inch square glass lantern slides, in two sequences: 27 collodion photographs of birds and animals, all numbered and labelled in the same hand, and 45 seemingly more modern slides, many labelled 'A.N.H.S.', of various animals with particular emphasis on bats.
Primary Inscriptions: Box and lid scratched 'IX'; lid labelled in MS 'Box IX' and (remains of later label) '... Borneo Expedition 19[damaged]'
Provenance: Ashmolean Natural History Society of Oxfordshire
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