Magic Lantern Slide: Eye of Water Beetle

Description
This photographic slide shows a detailed close-up of the eye of a water beetle. The slide was part of the collection belonging to John Crabtree and is within a set of slides of nature and biological topics.
Accession Loan No.
118/1934/33
Collection Class
Social and industrial history
Common Name
Magic Lantern Slide: Eye of Water Beetle
Simple Name
slide
Full Name
Lantern Slide: Eye of Water Beetle
Dimensions
whole width 83 mm; whole H 83 mm; whole TH 2.5 mm
Production Person Surname
Crabtree
Production Person Initials
John H.
Period Classification
Victorian (1837-1901); Edwardian (1901-1914); World War I (1914-1918)
Production Year Low
1863
Production Year High
1924
Production Country
United Kingdom
Production Area Region
North
Production Continent
Europe
Family Group

Material
glass; paper; photographic emulsion
Inscription / Transcription
handwritten slide number on label; handwritten '208' and 'Eye of Water Beetle' on mount

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