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The Kinora viewer. Hand operated viewer for Kinora reels. Wooden base, with hinged wooden strip bearing mechanism, viewing lens and metal eyeshield. Supporting strut holds viewer at approximately 45 degrees. Black enamelled viewer stamped 'The Kinora No 309(?)'. Fitted with flipbook, black and white photographs of a plough team (1967-207 Pt2/08)
Chromolithograph: Amalgamated Society of Engineers Machinist
Chromolithograph: Amalgamated Society of Engineers Machinists ... by Blades, [188-?] certificate dated 1904
Periscope for use in trenches, by R. & J. Beck Ltd.
Periscope for use in trenches by R. & J. Beck Ltd., 1918, Mark IX, serial no. 22289, with detachable oak handle
No. 1 Brownie Box Camera
Eastman Kodak No. 1 Brownie box roll-film camera, with original packaging.
Packaging for the No 1 Brownie Model B camera
No 1 Brownie camera model B original carton. Eastman Kodak, 1900-1915.
Model of a foot operated drill, Germany, 1910-1920
Model of a foot-operated dental drill, c.1914 by Richter, German
Century Model 46 plate camera
Century Model 46 plate camera for plates 4 3/4 x 6 1/2 inches. Fitted with a C.P. Goerz, Doppel-anastigmat lens series II F:180mm f/6.8-64. Fitted with a Bausch and Lomb Unicum shutter, 1/2/5/25/50/100/B/T with pneumatic release valve. Sliding rising and cross front, rack and pinion focusing, double extension, brilliant reflecting rotating finder on baseboard, spirit level, revolving back NO 42930 lens no. 101046. Century Camera Co. With six wooden double darkslides.
Artificial leg with extensive home repairs, England, 1914-1918
St John & Red Cross fibre above knee prosthesis modified by a 1914-18 war amputee who refused an articulated limb and made very extensive repairs, using both cement and glue. He became a roof thatcher and tiler. When he eventually accepted a conventional prosthesis it had to be heavily weighted.
Metal pomander, worn as a protective amulet to war
Metal pomander, worn as a protective amulet to ward off disease, in the shape of a heart, with loop for suspension, English, 20th century
'Lucky Jim' toy cat mascot
'Lucky Jim' toy cat mascot, formerly owned by Jack Alcock and with him during the first non-stop transatlantic flight in 1919.
Brass stereotaxic apparatus, English, c. 1905.
Stereotaxic apparatus, brass with wooden case used by Sir Victor Horsley and Richard Clarke made by Swift and Son, London, c.1905
Stereoscopic Spark Drum Camera
Spark drum camera for taking stereoscopic high-speed cinematograph photographs. Invented and used by Dr Lucien Bull, CBE, 1903.
Test type apparatus for the detection of malingerers, France, 1910-1920
Test type apparatus for the detection of malingerers, invented by Bouchart, French
Filoscope: Chirgwin The White Eyed Kaffir
Filoscope, lever operated flicker book - Chirgwin, 'The White-Eyed Kaffir' (R W Paul subject) of a man getting changed. Invented by Henry W Short. This is a portion of the film 'Chirgwin In His Humorous Business' made in 1896.
Fleuss vacuum pump (two cylinders)
Fleuss type (patent 5324), two cylinders, vacuum pump by The Pulsometer Engineering Co., Reading, England, 1900-1910.
Model of the PS 'Charlotte Dundas'
Whole model, scale 1:24, of the early paddlewheel steamboat the P.S. 'Charlotte Dundas' (1801), by the Science Museum Workshops, South Kensington, London, England, 1903. The model was based on a model lent to the Science Museum by W. H. Rankine. The actual P.S. 'Charlotte Dundas' (1801) was designed by William Symington and used on the River Forth and Clyde Canal.
stock exchange printing telegraph, 1907
Stock Exchange printing telegraph, made by the Exchange Telegraph Company, England, 1907. Comprises transmitter unit, two receiver uniits or tickers, one power pack, and cover.
Williamson 35mm cine camera
For 35mm film in internal 300' magazines. Lens missing; second lens tube fitted above standard; double gate, sperated by one frame. Additional mechanism, incomplete, operating guillotine shutters in each gate. Hand turned; footage and fps dials; critical focusing through film (cap missing). Claw intermittent and two sprockets. 'Binocular' mask.
Sepia photograph entitled 'Meeschor' showing, from left to right, Marie Vorontsoff, H. H. Prince Demetri Alexandrovitch and Alexander Vorontsoff standing in a field with trees behind and mountains in the distance. Taken by Herbert Galloway Stewart in The Crimea, in February 1916. From page 22 of snapshot album number 17 of the Russian Imperial Royal Family, compiled by Herbert Galloway Stewart (1866-1960).
Richard Johnson, Clapham & Mor
Richard Johnson, Clapham & Morris Ltd safety lamp, c. 1920 brass
Urban Bioscope 35mm cine camera
Urban Bioscope camera fitted with a Zeiss Tessar lens F: 75mm f/3.5-23, No.97799. Rack and pinion focusing mount. Narrow sector shutter, perhaps not original. Through-the-film focusing. Folding optical frame finder. Film speed indicator 12-24 fps. 100 foot internal magazines. Film punch. Charles Urban Trading Company, 48 Rupert Street, Picadilly, 33 Passage de l'Opera, Paris.
Pathe Freres Cinematograph 35mm Camera
Pathe Cinematograph. Cine camera for 35mmm film in 100 metre magazines. f/4.5-25 lens in helical focusing mount. Hand turned. Single frame and 8 frame shaft. Rotary metre counter. Reflecting side viewfinder. Two sprocket and claw drive, interchangeable felt covered or frame gate pressure plate. Wooden magazines with provision for two spares. Double spirit level. Film punch. Manufactured by Pathe Freres, 14 Rue Favant, Paris. Serial No 1187.
Steam Locomotive, number 901
Locomotives and Rolling Stock
Steam locomotive, North Eastern Railway T3 (LNER Q7) class 0-8-0 No 901, designed by Sir Vincent Raven, built at Darlington in 1919, withdrawn in 1962, BR No.63460.
Field clinometer, British, 1915
Field clinometer Mk III, by The Cambridge Scientific Instrument Company Limited, 1915.
W.E. Teale & Co. Ltd miner's s
W.E. Teale & Co. Ltd miner's safety lamp, c. 1911
Whole model of H.M. first class battleship 'Lord Nelson'
Whole model, scale 1:48, of twin-screw H.M. first class battleship 'Lord Nelson' (built 1906-1908) in glazed mahogany case, with six legged mahogany table (see note). Made by Palmers Shipbuilding and Iron Co., Jarrow, South Tyneside, Tyne and Wear, England, United Kingdom, 1906-1910.
Debrie 'Le Parvo' 35mm Cine Camera
Debrie Parvo cine camera modified for two colour process. Series 9, No 43. By J Debrie, Paris. For 35mm film in internal magazine. Krauss Zeiss Tessar lens, f/3.5 F:50mm, Serial No 84933. For Kinemacolor or similar process; red/orange and green filter wheel behind lens. Hand turned; optical frame finder; through-film focusing; footage and fps counters, 1908
Bottle of Salvarsan treatment for syphilis, London, England, 1909-1914
Materia Medica & Pharmacology
Bottle of Salvarsan manufactured by Burroughs Wellcome & Company with dummy packaging labelled 'Kharsivan', London, England, 1909-1914
Pakistan Railways steam locomotive
Locomotives and Rolling Stock
Pakistan Railways steam locomotive, no. 3157, made at the Vulcan Foundry, Newton-le-Willows, c. 1911, with accompanying illustrative transfers.
'Tabloid' first aid kit used on the first direct transatlantic flight by airship, London, England, 1913-1919
Materia Medica & Pharmacology
`Tabloid' first aid kit, used on the First direct trans-atlantic flight by airship, 1919, by Burroughs Wellcome and Co, English, with booklet on first aid
Sledge-meter used on the Terra Nova Expedition, 1900-1910
snow sledge odometer, patented, No.25318, by S. Smith & Son Ltd., 9 Strand, London, England 1900-1910. Used with the British Terra Nova Antarctic Expedition, 1910-1913.
'First Aid' cigarette cards
One of set of 50 cigarette cards, 'First Aid' issued by W.D. & M.O. Wills, Bristol and London ( 1915), with the Imperial Tobacco Co. Photolithographs, col., ; text description on reverse.
Kodak No 4 Folding Pocket Camera Model A
Kodak No 4 folding pocket camera for roll film, Model A, 1908.
'Royal Ediswan' metal filament lamp, 105W, 32 c.p., pipped, BC. Made in England by Edison Swan Electric Company Ltd., c.1915.
Lee and Turner Three-Colour Projector
Lee and Turner three colour projector, 1901.
Henry Hunt Bronze Plaque
Cast bronze plaque commemorating Henry Hunt, sculpted by John Cassidy.
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.
Gas alert rattle, England, 1917
Gas alert rattle, wood and metal, British, 1915-1918 CE
Minot-Zimmermann-type microtome, Leipzig, Germany, 1908-1918
Microtome by Minot, with accessory apparatus. The accessory apparatus comprises 1 object carrier, 1 knife, and 1 adjusting arms
type 121 wall telephone, 1912
Type 121 wall telephone, made by the Automatic Electric Company, Chicago, United States, 1912.
Butcher "Carbine" Camera
A "Carbine" foldable roll-film camera, made by W. Butcher & Sons Limited, with a Lukos II lens, made by ICA. Includes leather case.
Steam locomotive, number 120
Locomotives and Rolling Stock
Steam locomotive, London & South Western Railway, T9 class 4-4-0 No 120, designed by Dugald Drummond, built at Nine Elms in 1899, withdrawn in 1963.
Improved Motiograph projector Model 1-A
Improved Motiograph projector model 1A. Manufactured by Enterprise Optical Manufacturing Company, Chicago, Illinois. USA. 35mm film projector, intermittent sprocket, 2 continuous sprockets, double counterrotating conical shutter behind lens. Spool boxes, separate lantern lens, provision for sliding lamphouse behind lantern lens. Lamphouse with oxyhydrogen mixing jet, condensers, manual safety shutter, lantern slide holder, wooden topped table stand. Serial Number 1559, Special License number 1506.
Intelligence test, Chicago, United States, 1915-1925
Psychology, Psychiatry & Anthropometry
A wooden form board with ten depressions, each to be filled with a single piece, by C. H. Stoelting Co., Chicago, Illinois, U.S.A., c. 1920. See note. (BPS Inv. No. 0150.)
Photograph of the instruments used by the British expedition when observing the 1919 total solar eclipse in Brazil.
Mounted photograph (passe partout) showing the instruments used at Sobral, Brazil, during the total solar eclipse of 1919 May 29. The expedition organised by Sir Arthur Eddington of the Royal Greenwich Observatory used photographs taken during the eclipse to measure the deflection of star light adjacent to the Sun as predicted by Einstein in his Theory of Relativity.
Hilger wavelength spectroscope, with camera, London, England, 1919
Hilger wavelength spectrometer, with camera, by A. Hilger, London, 1918-1920
Orrery planetary model by the Laing Planetarium Company, 1910-1920
Orrery patented 1897 (No.578,108 USA) and 1910 (No.958,139 USA) by Alexander Laing and manufactured by Laing Planetarium Company, Detroit, Michigan.
Criminal record sheet
A page from a criminal record ledger compiled by the West Yorkshire police in 1901. The ledger contains portraits, personal details and criminal records of convicted criminals. This page is about Thomas Blessington, a sixteen-year-old from Bradford who was arrested for shopbreaking.