Magic Lantern Slide: Polyporus Schweinitzii Fries.

This slide is part of a set showing different types of fungus, and is labelled ‘15” across pileus on living Pinus Sylvestris’. 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 Schweinitzii Fries.
Simple Name
Full Name
Lantern Slide: Polyporus Schweinitzii
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 Year Low
Production Year High
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
Collection Continent
Inscription / Transcription
Handwritten 'POLYPORUS SCHWEINITZII. Pilei' on top edge; ''Black Heart' in Conifers 15/1933.25' on top binding strip; 'Polyporus Schweinitzii. Fries. / 15'' across pileus / C Theodore Green. FLS. / on living Pinus sylvestris / Surrey Sept. 1932'

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