Double Dark Slides

1890-1895 in Manchester

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Canvas bag, 6 double dark slides, 5 lenses in case and a set of 4 Waterhouse stops for plate camera made by James
Science Museum Group Collection
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A canvas bag containing three double dark slides, made for use with bellows plate camera made by James Furnivel. Also includes a small cardboard box containing hand written notes regarding exposure times in different light settings.


Photographic Technology
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brass (copper, zinc alloy), cardboard, cotton (textile), leather, metal (unknown), paper (fibre product) and wood (unidentified)
canvas bag (laid flat, excl. strap): 100 mm x 254 mm x 170 mm,
photographic equipment
  • furnishing and equipment
  • tools & equipment
Gift of Manchester Microscopical and Natural History Society

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