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Histological slide preparation
microscopy slide
Booth, F. H.
Europe: United Kingdom
glass; paper; wood; ivory
each slide: 25 mm x 75 mm

Box of eight glass microscope slides representing various histological preparations prepared by an ophthalmic optician. Compartmentalised wooden box, originally a drawer from a small cabinet, with turned ivory handle. Contents: Anterior half of a monkey's eye (undated), monkey's eyelid (20 Mar 1933), ciliary muscle (19 Nov 1926), section of optic nerve (10 Dec 1926), sclerotic choroid retina (12 Nov 1926), optic nerve (26 Nov 1926), section of sheep's cornea (5 Nov 1926), lens ciliary region (31 Oct 1932).


Gift of Mr Peter Booth FCOptom, 2018

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