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Microscope Slides

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Collection of 9 Microphotographs by Wheeler / Watson

A group of 9 Microphotographs by Edmund Wheeler and bearing the retailers label of W.Watson & Son.
These labels date the retailing to a period between 1867 & 1882.

All slides are in equally superb condition, they appear to have been together since their original purchase.


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Rare Group of Parasite slides by Charles Rothschild

Parasite Microscope slides

This is a very rare group of fleas and parasites by Charles Rothschild.

In ‘near to mint’ condition with one displaying a British Museum label.

The Charles Rothschild collection of specimens & microscope slides was bequeathed to the Natural History Museum in 1913.
I acquired these slides directly from a (now elderly) close friend of Miriam Rothschild, the Daughter of Charles and an expert in her own right in this field.
To my knowledge, Microscope slides by Charles Rothschild have never been seen on the open market before. The specimens are professionally mounted and there is every possibility that they are the work of H.W.H Darlaston, who was known to have mounted specimens for Miriam.

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Microphotograph by JB Dancer No 434

Rare “Untraced” Microphotograph by J.B. Dancer. No. 434.

“Group of Babies as they should appear in the morning”.

Listed as “Untraced” in Brian Bracegirdle’s “The Microscopic Photographs of J.B.Dancer”.

£250. Free Shipping.

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Richard Courtiour
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