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Weichert astatic horizontal seismograph, c.1904
Wiechert astatic horizontal seismograph, c.1904
E. G. Stanley MP for Westhoughton
A black and white silver gelatin photograph entitled 'E G Stanley MP for West Houghton [sic]' by Benjamin Stone taken c. 1902 at the Houses of Parliament. From the Impressions Gallery exhibition 'Politicians', 16 January - 13 March 1993.
Replica of Cherry Portable Camera
Replica of Cherry camera, 1984 (original from 1903), made by Konishiroku Photo Ind. Co. Ltd., Japan. In presentation case, with folder with photos taken with camera. The original, produced in 1903, was the first mass-produced Japanese camera. A falling-plate magazine camera for 2 x 3/1/4" plates, it was a copy of W Butcher & Son's Little Nipper camera. This is number 15 of a limited edition of 25. No examples of the original camera are known to have survived.
Bronze medal to commemorate Rudolf Virchow, (1821-
Bronze medal to commemorate Rudolf Virchow, (1821-1902), by R. Placht, Germany, 1902
Criminal record including a photograph of the accused
City of Chicago Police Bureau criminal photographic card, 1907. The system used on this card is based upon the system devised by Bertillon. Samuel Rosenthal, no. 5877.
Resistance box by R.W. Paul, Holborn, London [Seri
Resistance box by R.W. Paul, Holborn, London [Serial No.181. 1903.].
Poster for a moving picture show
A poster advertising a moving picture show at the Public Hall (Harvey Institute) in Barnsley, printed by Bridgens and Sons in 1902. The poster advertises a 'Grand Sacred Concert and Singing Pictures' to be held on 23rd February 1902. The show boasts 'Magnificent Coloured Pictures' including 'The Oberammergau' and 'The Prodigal Son'.
Bronze Medal commemorating the international conference against tuberculosis, Copenhagen, 1904
Medal, bronze, commemorating international conference against tuberculosis, Copenhagen, 26-29 May, 1904, by Tony Szirmai, 1904
1902-currrent (2010), stationery, cleaning, pharmaceutical and audio-visual group, United States
Miss Doris Kirke, Miss Cissy Coen and HC. Hull,Feb. 1902
Photograph. Two women and a man (the photographer?) posing at the beach, leaning against a fence. They are all wearing dark clothes and hats. From an album entitled 'H. Cutner - Little Nipper Camera. Seasons 1901 - 1903. Finished 1903'.
Mignon typewriter, 1904
Printing & Writing
One 'Mignon' typewriter. Post 1904 (Index type sleeve system)
Model of the 'P.S. Empire'
Model, scale 1:48, of the Hudson River paddle steamer, the 'P.S. Empire' (1843), by Science Museum, Workshops, South Kensington, London, England, 1904
Two skeins of viscose rayon (artificial silk) wound onto reels, 1903.
Plastics and Modern Materials
Two skeins of viscose silk wound on reels, 1903
Sequential-frame three-colour process cine film: Scarlet Macaw
Vintage positive cine film made using the Lee and Turner sequential-frame three-colour process (patented 1899) showing a Scarlet Macaw turning on its perch, in medium close-up shot, taken in 1902 by Edward Raymond Turner (1873-1903) 38mm film, 78 frames long, filmed at approximately 16 frames per second.
Inducation coil by F. E. Becker & Co., London, 190
Inducation coil by F. E. Becker & Co., London, 1904
Meldrum, John Patrick Arthur (O.B.E., B.Sc., M.I.E.E.)
Meldrum, John Patrick Arthur (O.B.E., B.Sc., M.I.E.E.)
Silver plated sugar bowl, Hotels Executive - Cars
Sugar bowl, two handled, silver plate, Hotels Executive Cars, marked on side in open block logo 'Hotels Executive Cars', by Elkington & Co, marked on base 'HP, 352, 1A, 16635', and date mark S. Overall: 80 mm x 140 mm 96 mm.
12 lantern slides - photographs - Sanger Shepherd three-colo
12 lantern slides - photographs - Sanger Shepherd three-colour process - micro-photographs of thin sections of rocks and minerals in polarised light. Made by Professor E.J. Garwood, 1903-4.
Dr. Dietrich Prinz
1903-1989, computer scientist; inventor; research scientist, Germany, German
Olive Grove, Hyeres
Platinum print by W.F. Baldry, 1902, entitled 'Olive Grove, Hyères'. Panoramic photo mounted on card.
Circular bronze medal, to commemorate Rudolph Virc
Circular bronze medal, to commemorate Rudolph Virchow, founder of cellular pathology, designed by Richard Placht, made by Mayer and Wilhelm, Stuttgart, Germany, 1902.
Bronze medal in case presented by Albert 1st to Dr
Bronze medal in case presented by Albert 1st to Dr. Dawson Williams, artist obverse Dubois, reverse Gaque, from Monaco, 1902
Stereoscopic spark drum camera
Spark drum camera for taking stereoscopic high-speed cinematograph photographs, invented and used by Dr. Lucien Bull, C.B.E. 1903. Also display box of 5 electrical parts relevant to camera.
Motor Cycling Club medal for the first London-Edinburgh 24 hours motor cycle trial
Coins, Medals & Tokens
Medal for London-Edinburgh first 24 hours run in 20-21 May 1904, on Robinson and Price motor cycle. Issued by the Motor Cycling Club. 40x30mm.
Pomander or vinaigrette, possibly Tunisian, c 1904.
Silver pomander or vinaigrette, angular shoulders, body tapering to tall foot, tall cylindrical lid, decorated with intricate open work filigree
Triumph motorcycle, 1904
Triumph motor cycle, built two years after the first Triumph motorcycle was produced, with a 2.5 hp engine probably made by JAP or Fafnir, and the rest of the vehicle of Triumph design, Coventry, West Midlands, England, 1904
Kelvin & James White Ltd amper
Electricity and Magnetism
Kelvin & James White Ltd ampere, or current, balance, c.1903.
Cirkut camera model 46 made by Century Camera Co
Cirkut camera model 46 made by Century Camera Co., Rochester, New York. (Patented November 20th 1904 USA).
Wennington, Essex, priest's door
Black and white photograph. Exterior view of priest's door of Wennington church. Taken by John H. Pledge, Wennington, Essex, 19 April 1903.
Silvered bronze medal, Paris civil hospitals, cent
Silvered bronze medal, Paris civil hospitals, centenary of course in medicine and surgery, awarded to C. Tournemelle, Louis Bottee artist, France, 1902
Two models (1:16 scale) of agricultural implements found in the Theban necropolis
Two models (1:16 scale) of agricultural implements found in the Theban necropolis, XVI 11th Dynasty, 2000-1500 BC. Mounted together on a plaster base.
Chemical balance signed L. Oertling, London, made
Chemical balance signed L. Oertling, London, made for Becker with a brass beam. In glazed wooden case with two drawers, with a clear glass insert over a pale green cloth, dated 1903, serial no 8767, model 2SB. There are two spirit levels at right angles at the base of the brass pillar. In the left hand drawer is a box of Oertling weights 50gm to 0,1gm, box serial no. 55492.
District Railway Pocket Reference Map of London and Environs
Railway Maps & Plans
District Railway Pocket Reference Map of London and Environs - small fold-out map of London, showing the District and other railway lines, and giving timetable and station information etc. 6th edition, February 1902.