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Model of hygienic sanitary appliances
Metal model of a chimney like structure, khaki green. Sticker marked 25A. Part of a collection of small models of sanitary appliances, to be used for instruction in hygiene, in cabinet
Wooden box lid. Part of a collection of small models of sanitary appliances, to be used for instruction in hygiene, in cabinet
Model of cistern cross section
Cream model of a cross section of a cistern. Sticker marked 44. Part of a collection of small models of sanitary appliances, to be used for instruction in hygiene, in cabinet
Model of hygienic sanitary appliance
Khaki green metal circle, possibly broken off another part. Part of a collection of small models of sanitary appliances, to be used for instruction in hygiene, in cabinet
Metal model of a straight pipe, beige. Sticker 102. Part of a collection of small models of sanitary appliances, to be used for instruction in hygiene, in cabinet
Cream metal model of a pipe. Paper sticker with ink that says 108, crossed out in pencil and says 105. Part of a collection of small models of sanitary appliances, to be used for instruction in hygiene, in cabinet
Model pipe cross section
yellow metal model of cross section of s shaped pipe, Sticker marked 49. Part of a collection of small models of sanitary appliances, to be used for instruction in hygiene, in cabinet
Wooden box base. Part of a collection of small models of sanitary appliances, to be used for instruction in hygiene, in cabinet
Study of Man Fishing by River
A photograph entitled 'Study of Man Fishing by River', taken by Edgar Tarry Adams in 1900.
Golf Party on Fairway
A photograph of a golfing party on the fairway, taken by Edgar Tarry Adams in August 1897. The photograph shows a group of men and boys playing golf.
Kinora Cinematographic Viewer with picture reels
Lumiere Kinora with eight picture reels, including a box containing six.
Small wooden box to hold calf lymph, England, 1900-1910
Public Health & Hygiene
Small wooden box, to hold lymph from calves after inoculation, used by Army Vaccine Institute, English, 1900-1910
Rectangular Vesta matchbox
Plastics and Modern Materials
Rectangular Vesta match box of black ebonite, hinged side flaps for opening, top decorated with jubilee portrait of Queen Victoria, reverse marked R, encircled by leaf and flower decoration, c. 1901
Watercolour illustration of a swollen eyelid, England, 1900
Watercolour illustration by Peter Nairn showing swollen damaged or diseased eyelid, English, 1900
X-ray tube, England, 1896-1900
The "Penetrator" X-ray tube, invented by Cossor, by Cossor and Watson, 1896-1900
Model of hygienic sanitary appliance
Model of burnt orange and beige wooden structure with metal circular grate with detachable front cover. Sticker marked 43. Part of a collection of small models of sanitary appliances, to be used for instruction in hygiene, in cabinet.
Case for surgical instruments
Mahogany velvet lined case for surgical instrument set from surgical pannier, 1905 pattern
Bottle of phenacetin compound pills
Materia Medica & Pharmacology
Stoppered glass bottle, 1/3 full of compressed pills. Labelled "Tabloid' Phenacetin Compound (Phenacetin, Gr., 303 per ounce)'. Found in the Livingstone medicine chest. Made by Burroughs Wellcome and Company Limited, England, 1900-1910.
Lever-type surgical instrument
Metal lever associated with a surgical instrument from a surgical pannier, 1905 pattern
Thermometer from a field surgical pannier set
'60 seconds' thermometer in a metal case made by Anderson and Buchanan, Glasgow from a field surgical pannier set, complete, British, 1905 pattern101919
Bottle of 12 pills
Materia Medica & Pharmacology
Stoppered glass bottle containing 12 compressed pills. Labelled as ''Tabloid' brand Blaud Pill Compound'. Stored inside the 'Livingstone' 'Tabloid' Medicine Chest. By Burroughs Wellcome and Co., England, 1900-1919.
Two dye fastness tests exposed to sunlight in India
Two dye fastness tests exposed to sunlight in India, by Alexander Morton and Company, 1905-1915. Part of the Morton Collection.
Vertical Compound Steam Engine with Hackworth's Valve Gear, 1898
model of inverted compound steam engine fitted with Hackworth's valve gear, scale 1:6, original made by the Brush Co for the City Road Substation of the County of London Electric Supply Co.
Portrait bust of Joseph Locke
Miscellanea & Curiosities
Bust of Joseph Locke (1805-60), 'Model by E.W. Wyon S.C., Marble by C.H. Mabey S.C. 1902'.,
Biokam camera projector
Mechanism box with claw pulldown for 17.5 centre perforated film. Voightlander Eurysco lens F:38mm f/7. Vewifinder missing, gate pressure plate detached. Single frame and 8 frame shafts, hand turned; provision for time exposure for stills. No 57. With detachable double film takeup box; provision for viewing image through film; two negative film chambers (sides need resoldering); one wooden printing box for negative and positive film; tin of 25' negative film; film roll support for projection; lengths of unexposed positive, developed negative and positive film (nitrate).
Model of steel paddle-wheel steamer for LCC Thames Service
Whole model, scale 1:48, representative of the fleet of steel-built paddle steamers commisionned by the London City Councils, unsigned, England, 1904-1913
Rigged model of the Turbine Screw Steamer "Londonderry"
Whole rigged model (scale 1.48) of the tripple turbine screw steamer the T.S. "Londonderry" (1904), with two funnels, two masts, four decks (including a shade deck) and eight life boats. Measures 708 mm x 2200 mm x 310 mm. Made by unknown maker, United Kingdom, 1904-1911.
Man and woman in a Ford motor car
A photograph of a man driving a Ford Motor Car, probably a 'Model T', introduced in 1908, with an elegantly dressed female passenger, taken by Edgar Tarry Adams
A photograph of an unknown woman, taken by Edgar Tarry Adams, c. 1900. The woman wears Eastern-style dress with a headdress and pillbox-style hat.
Group Portrait of the Adams Family
A photograph of five members of the Adams family with two of their servants, taken by Edgar Tarry Adams, c. 1895.
experimental Lodge-Muirhead wireless telegraph receiver, 1900-1910
Experimental Lodge-Muirhead wireless telegraph receiver, designed and built by Robert Pickersgill Howgrave-Graham, British, about 1905.
James Mackenzie’s first polygraph, United Kingdom, 1906-1910
Mackenzie's first polygraph, complete
Framed samples of Chardonnet artificial silk, 1896.
Plastics and Modern Materials
Framed advertisement for Chardonnet artificial silk, including mounted dyed and undyed samples, 1896
Gripping device used with an artificial arm, Europe, 1899
Gripping device which was worn on a right below elbow prosthesis by a soldier who served at the Siege of Ladysmith (1899). Probably made by Blatchford 1899. Also with the soldier's Bible
Skin grafting scissors with case, Europe, 1896-1905
Skin grafting scissors, in case, c.1900
Heart shaped basket made entirely from cloves
Classical & Medieval Medicine
Heart shaped basket, constructed entirely from cloves, for warding off diseases
Men at Work in the London Brewery
A photograph entitled 'Men at Work in the London Brewery', taken by Edgar Tarry Adams, c. 1900. Adams was himself the owner of Adams brewery, his family business in Halstead, Essex.
London: Westminster Abbey
A photochrom postcard entitled 'London: Westminster Abbey', published in 'London In Colour Photography' by The Photochrom Company Limited, London in about 1914.
Woman wearing a plumed hat
A photograph of a woman wearing a feathered hat, taken by James Arthur, c. 1900. This studio portrait photograph shows a woman sat on a tiger skin rug wearing a fur-trimmed dress and holding a fan.
Criminal record sheet
A page from a criminal record ledger compiled by the West Yorkshire police in 1906. The ledger contains portraits, personal details and criminal records of convicted criminals. This page is about Mary Ann Kennedy, a partially blind prostitute with a string of convictions for theft, robbery with violence and receiving stolen goods.
Portrait of a woman
A polychromide colour photograph of a young woman, taken by Aron Hamburger in about 1912. The inscription reads: 'From Aron Hamburger to his friend Major A.B. Klein with admiration of his success in "Rainbow Chasing". From negatives made in 1912'.
Training Ship, 'Arethusa', Boys Manning Ship
A photograph entitled 'Training Ship, 'Arethusa', Boys Manning Ship', taken by Edgar Tarry Adams in July 1900.
Woman with a miniature
A photograph of a woman holding a rose in one hand, a miniature portrait in the other, taken by James Arthur in 1898.
Dover Harbour Tug, 'Lady Vita'
A photograph entitled 'Dover Harbour Tug, 'Lady Vita', taken by Edgar Tarry Adams in August 1898.
King Edward and Queen Alexandra at Cambridge
A photograph entitled 'King Edward VII and Queen Alexandra at Cambridge', taken by Edgar Tarry Adams in March 1904. The photograph is subtitled 'The Vice-Chancellor (Dr Chase) reading an address to them in Senate House '. The King was at the University to open a library on Downing Street.
The Surveying Class in Calves Park
A photograph entitled 'The Surveying Class in Calves Park, University Farm, Impington', taken by Edgar Tarry Adams in May 1901. The photograph shows the men using a theodolite at University Farm in Impington, Cambridgeshire.
Woman in a sequinned dress
A photograph of a woman in a white sequined evening dress, taken by James Arthur, c. 1900. The woman wears a heavy pearl choker necklace. The train of the gown, trimmed with lace, is placed in front of her.
London: A Yeoman of the Guard
A photochrom postcard entitled 'London: A Yeoman of the Guard', published in 'London In Colour Photography' by The Photochrom Company Limited, London in about 1914. The Yeomen of the Guard were the bodyguards of the English monarch. They were founded in 1485 by Henry VII (1457-1509).
Backstreet in Calais or Dunkirk
A photograph entitled 'Back Street in Calais or Dunkirk', taken by Edgar Tarry Adams, c. 1905. The photograph shows washing hung between buildings on a street in northern France.