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'Caerphilly Castle' Steam locomotive
Locomotives and Rolling Stock
Steam locomotive and tender, Great Western Railway 4-6-0 No 4073 "Caerphilly Castle".
Agfa box camera
Agfa Box Camera for 120 rollfilm 2 1/4 x 3 1/4", made by Agfa in Germany around 1930.
Debrie Sept 35mm cine camera
Debrie Sept cine camera for 35mm film in 10' loading chargers. Fitted with a Paris 'Huet' lens F: 5cm f/ 3.5-32, Serial No 1825, Detachable clockwork motor, rounded case, 'normal' and 'rapid' speed. With provision for single exposure T/I. Brilliant reflex finder. Front lens slides out to form optical frame finder. Helical focusing mount. Intermittent front sprocket drive. Light trapped slits for use as printer/ projector. Frame counter. Serial No E 00423. Andre Debrie. French Patent 2 June 1919. In lined case with four spare chargers.
Leica I camera
35mm camera for 24 x 36mm. No. 31840. Fitted with a Leitz Elmar lens F:50mm f/3.5-18. Lever operated helical screw focusing. Fabric focal plane 20/30/40/60/100/200/500/T cocked by wind on knob. With direct vision optical finder. With accessory shoe. E Leitz, 1930. Overall: 65 mm x 130 mm x 55 mm.
London & North Eastern Railway 4-6-2 Locomotive No 4472 "Flying Scotsman"
Pictorial Collection (Railway)
Print, London and North Eastern Railway 4-6-2 Locomotive No 4472 Flying Scotsman, about 1924. Coloured lithograph depicting a front left threequarters view of the locomotive, in the livery it carried at the British Empire Exhibition at Wembley in 1924.
Siemens B 16mm Magazine Cinecamera
Siemens 16mm magazine cinecamera. Made in Germany, sold by James A Sinclair & Co Ltd, 3 Whitehall, London SW. This cine camera was made for 16mm film in Siemens magazines. It has a Busch Glaukar Anastigmat 2cm f/2.8 lens, Serial No 363726, with a focussing scale under the lens and an exposure guide to its left. The clockwork motor runs at 8, 16 and 64 frames per second, as well as a single frame facility. There are direct vision and reflecting optical finders and a footage counter. Stamped on side 'L. H. L.'
A Christmas tree from Denmark, Welwyn Garden City
A photograph of a Christmas tree from Denmark in Welwyn Garden City, Hertfordshire, taken in 1938 by Edward G Malindine for the Daily Herald.
Test materials for Sensameter intelligence test, United Kingdom, 1931-1936
Psychology, Psychiatry & Anthropometry
Test materials for Sensameter intelligence test, comprised of 25 test objects, including 'dextemeter' test for 'inherent manipulative power' (an accompanying sheet proposes its use for testing the inability to drive).
A photograph of a young child carrying Christmas shopping, taken in December 1937 by Edward G Malindine for the Daily Herald.
Replica of a donkey engine used by Joseph Lister, c. 1927
Replica of donkey engine used by Lister
Replica of Saxon 'Sinking Bowl' Water Clock, 1931
1931; 750-850 CE
Replica of bronze Saxon 'sinking bowl' water clock, Science Museum, South Kensington, London, 1931. Original made 750-850CE. Placed on the surface of water, it measures a unit of time (in this case approximately 1 hour) through a hole in the bottom which slowly allows water into it.
‘Magnet’ model electric cooker, around 1935
‘Magnet’ model electric cooker. Made by the General Electric Company Ltd, around 1935.
Evans Medical Limited
1925 - 1998
active 1925-1998, manufacturer of pharmaceutical and medical supplies, Liverpool
"Morgan Lee" Paper Trimmer
A "Morgan Lee" paper trimmer; accompanied by an advert for the item.
Round (or elephant) boot for a Syme's amputation,
Round (or elephant) boot for a Syme's amputation, designed in 1922 for amputee miners working at the coal face. Made by Blatchford in 1925. Weight: 2 lbs, 0.9 kg.
Singer surgical stitching instrument
Singer surgical stitching instrument, stainless steel and ebonite, with accessories, in folding leather case, made in USA, 1943
Blood donation record book
Public Health & Hygiene
Donation record book from interwar Germany relating to Hans Muller, association Blood Transfusion Services Germany, 1933. A4 sixe book which includes a photograph of Hans Muller. There is one entry which records the drawing of blood and three tests (one for Syphillis) which took place in May 1933. Blood grouping was established as AB. There is rusting on the staples of the book and thus it is rather delicate.
British Red Cross Society medal for voluntary services
Nursing & Hospital Furnishings
British Red Cross Society metal gilt medal, in original box, awarded for war service in First World War, 1914-1918, made by J.R. Gaunt & Son
R B Graflex camera, Series B
Single lens reflex camera for 2 1/2 x 3 1/2 inch plates. Ross Xpres lens f:5 1/2 inches, f/4.5-32, No. 87733. Fabric focal plate shutter with six tensions and four slit widths, speeds from 1/10 to 1/1000 second. Rack and pinion focusing, refelx mirror and screen with folding hood. Ground glass focusing screen in reveolving back. In fitted case, with one blockform double plate holder and one ditto cut film holder.
Kodascope Eight Model 20T 8mm cine projector
Eastman Kodak Company. For 8mm silent film; 200' reels; claw intermittent, two sprockets; lamp and motor speed controls, for 110 volt 60 cps AC supply only. This is a version of the first 8mm projector made by Kodak. It takes a 120 volt 50 or 100 watt T8 SC bayonet bulb.
Coronet Midget camera
Coronet midget camera. Manufactured by Coronet Camera Company, Birmingham. Dark brown Bakelite. For 16mm rollfilm 18 x 13" pictures. Simple lens fitted with fixed focus and aperture, instantaneous shutter with accidental exposure prevention, and optical vision finder.
Statue of Taweret, Cairo, Egypt, 1925-1933
Classical & Medieval Medicine
Plaster replica of bronze statue of Theoris, Egyptian, 1925-1933
Ensign Super Kinecam 'Sixteen'
Ensign Super Kinecam 'Sixteen'. Cine camera for 16mm film on 100 foot spools. Three lens turret, 24mm ID flange.This three-lens turret version of the Ensign Autokinekam is fitted with an f/2.6 1" Cinar Anastigmat lens. Claw and single sprocket drive. Clockwork wind, detachable handble. 8-frame shaft for handturning or back wind. 8, 12, 16, 24, 64 fps speeds. Large folding optical frame finder with parallax adjustment on rear sight. Direct vision optical finder, adjustable for 1, 2 or 3 inch lenses. Two viewfinders. Drum footage counter. Exposure calculator on side. Serial No Z 1460. Ensign Limited. It takes 16mm film on 100' spools.
It's Quicker by Rail - London
Railway Posters, Notices & Handbills
Poster, London & North Eastern Railway, 'London', St Paul's Cathedral by James Bateman, 1939. Looks down a busy street towards St Pauls Cathedral. 'It's Quicker by Rail' Series.
'Belmont' personal self-indicating scale
Weighing & Measuring
'Belmont' personal self-indicating scale fitted with reverse mirror, made by Salter Co., c.1920.
Artificial right leg, Roehampton, England, 1934
Metal right above knee prosthesis, evidence of attempts to repair the socket. Made by Hanger in 1934.
Southern Mixed Traffic Locomotives "Merchant Navy" class - Naming Ceremony of General Steam Navigation
Southern Railway leaflet for the naming ceremony of the "Merchant Navy" class locomotive "General Steam Navigation" at Waterloo Station, 20 February 1945. 4pp. The cover photograph depicts the locomotive in wartime black.
Psychological sorting test, United States, 1945
Psychology, Psychiatry & Anthropometry
Part of Goldstein-Scheerer Object Sorting Test for assessing impairment of integrative mental functioning, devised by Kurt Goldstein and Martin Scheerer, 1943; comprising Kohs Blocks Test, part of Colour Sorting Test, Supplementary Sheets, Check List Sheet, Supplementary Manual, Cube Test Designs and two copies of Psychological Monographs (No. 239, 1941); used by the Institute of Education at the University of Liverpool, c.1960-1990.
Wartime civilian receiver (AC), 1944-1945
Wartime civilian receiver (AC), made by Wartime Joint Enterprise, British, 1944-1945
Chadwick's neutron detector
Chadwick's neutron chamber (replica) used in his experiment to discover the neutron.
The Psychological Corporation
active 1921-1947, publisher of psychological assessments, American
Folding Wheelchair, Bath, England,1925-1935
Folding Wheelchair, "Senior" model, used for over fifty years as an outdoor mobility aid by an individual partially paralysed by Poliomyelitis, manufactured by R.A. Harding, Bath, England, 1925-1935
Overbeck Rejuvenator, Grimsby, England, 1930
An 'Overbeck Rejuvenator' comprising rod and comb shaped electrodes with four, eight and twelve volt source, by Overbeck, Chantry House, Grimsby, 1930's
Model of an Assyrian kelek or raft of inflated ox-hides, one of three models of Babylonian vessels of skin
700 BCE; 1931
Model of an Assyrian kelek or raft of inflated ox-hides, c.700 BC (scale 1:12), one of three models of Babylonian vessels of skin, from reliefs in the Palace of Sennaelemb at Koulanjik, Iraq.
Ensign Rollfilm/Plate camera
Folding camera for 3 1/4 x 4 1/4 inches. Fitted with Ross combinable lens F: 5 1/4 inches f/5.9-32, No. 102860. Front component F: 9 1/2 inches, f/11, rear 8 inches f/11. Compur shutter 1/2/5/10/25/50/100/200/B/T. Rack and pinion focusing, double extension. Lever rising, sliding cross front. Brilliant relfecting rotating finder with level. Back with removable panel to permit use of focusing screen and single metal plateholders. With focusing screen. HOughtons Limited.
Kine Exakta camera
Single lens reflex camera for 35mm film, 24 x 36mm. Fitted with a Zeiss Tessar lens F: 5cm f/2.8 Nr.2239513 (coated in 1956). Fabric focal plane shutter 12, 11, 9, 8, 7, 6, 5, 4, 3, 2, 1/2/10/25/50/100/150/250/500/1000/B/T. Delayed action on all speeds below 6 secs. REflex focusing. Folding hood with magnifier and frame sports finder. Built in film knife. Original flash sockets replaced by 2 coaxial sockets (1956) for long peak bulbs and electronic flash. No.540540. Ihagee.
Tom Jones and his dogs
A photograph entitled 'Tom Jones and his dogs stop on a ridge to scan the hillside on his daily round', taken in March 1939 by Edward G Malindine for the Daily Herald. The photograph was one of a series taken for a story about a Welsh shepherd and his sheep dogs, 'Tom Jones and his Wonder Sheep Dogs'.
Clitoridectomy knife, Ganza, Congo, pre-1936
Ethnography and Folk Medicine
Clitoridectomy knife, metal and wood, from Banda tribe, Ganza, Congo, from Vassal collection
War Office bicycle lamp with shade, c.1939-1945
Metal bicycle lamp with shade. Issued by the War Office during the Second World War.
The Old Bailey after bombing
A Dufaycolor colour transparency of the Old Bailey, London, damaged by German bombing, taken by an unknown photographer in 1941, during the second world war.
Sylvester, coal mining jacking
Sylvester, coal mining jacking device, Comprises ratchet bar with handle (and attaching block), chain and hook.. C.1940
Statue in form of man and woman in sexual foreplay
Carved ivory statue, in the form of an Oriental man and woman engaged in sexual foreplay, Chinese
Kima model microscope and accessories by W. Watson
Kima model microscope and accessories by W. Watson and Sons Ltd., in case, serial no.63794, c.1937
Photographic Collections (Railway)
Photographs, a collection of nine 6 x 9 cm cellulose nitrate film negatives, six silver gelatin photographic prints and four laser prints, 4 x 3 to 5 x 3 ins, showing London & North Eastern Railway A4 class steam locomotive No 4468 Mallard on its record breaking 125 mph run. A total of nine images. Photographer H M (Max) Hoather.
Type B.E.3 miner's electric sa
Type B.E.3 miner's electric safety lamp made by the CEAG Miner's Supply Co. Ltd, Barnsley c.1930
Plotting rule by E.R. Watts & Son London, marked H
Plotting rule by E.R. Watts & Son London, marked H O [arrow] 221, cased.