Magic Lantern Slide: Polyporus giganteus on Oak stump

This slide is part of a set showing different types of fungus. The slides were bought by the Royal Albert Memorial College in 1933 to use as a teaching aid in classes for local men and women. Each image is a photographic print which has been hand-coloured. They were made and sold by CT Green who was a medical practitioner and amateur botanist in Cheshire.
Accession Loan No.
Collection Class
Social and industrial history
Common Name
Magic Lantern Slide: Polyporus giganteus on Oak stump
Simple Name
Full Name
Lantern Slide: Polyporus giganteus
whole width 83 mm; whole H 83 mm; whole TH 2.5 mm
Production Person Surname
C. Theodore Green; Green
Production Person Initials
; C. Theodore
Period Classification
Inter War (1918-1939)
Production Date
Production Town
Production Country
United Kingdom; United Kingdom
Production Area Region
Production Continent
Family Group

glass; paper; photographic emulsion; pigment
Collection Area Region
Northern Europe
Inscription / Transcription
handwritten 'POLYPORUS GIGANTEUS' on top edge; handwritten '[illegible]cross pilai / 15/[illegible]' on top edge binding strip; handwritten 'Polyporus giganteus (Pers) Fr. / on Oak Stump 3ft across pilai / C Theodore Green FLS / Surrey Sept 1932' on mount

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