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Artificial arm with hook and forearm attachments, c.1924-1930.
This is a detachable aluminium forearm with a wrist rotary and a metal guide loop for the operating cord. Designed to fit onto a blocked leather socket supplied with heavy-duty webbing appendage straps. Short forearm stem (for mechanical advantage when lifting). Splined terminal fitment, necessary for heavy duty tools. A long plain hook is attached. The elbow lock (which may be engaged in one of seven positions) is manually operated by means of a small lever set on the medial side of the forearm, just below the joint. The forearm release lever is set on the lateral side of the stem. Made by McKay, used during 1924-34 period.
Thiourea-urea-formaldehyde hexagonal Bandalastaware bowl , 1924-1931
Plastics and Modern Materials
Hexagonal bandalasta bowl no.151, coloured cream with black powder marks, made of thiourea-urea-formaldehyde. BANDALASTAWARE, c. 1926.
Packet of umbilical cord dressing
Obstetrics, Gynaecology & Contraception
Packets of umbilical cord dressing, made by Robinson and Sons Ltd., Chesterfield, English, 1925-1935
Steam locomotive, named Sir Lamiel
Locomotives and Rolling Stock
Steam locomotive, Southern Railway, King Arthur class 4-6-0 No 777 "Sir Lamiel", designed by R.E.L. Maunsell, built by North British Locomotive Company in 1925, withdrawn in 1961.
Steam locomotive, named Cheltenham
Locomotives and Rolling Stock
Steam locomotive, Southern Railway, Schools class 4-4-0 No 925 "Cheltenham", designed by R.E.L. Maunsell, built at Eastleigh in 1934, withdrawn in 1962.
Photograph of an X-ray of Prince George's right hand, Merseyside, England, 1932
Photographic print of an X-ray of the right hand of HRH Prince George, taken in June 1932 at the Merseyside Hospitals Exhibition, St George's Hall, Liverpool, mounted and framed under glass, with written label, c.1932-1935
Pathescope Chargers and Films
Four H chargers and two films for Pathescope 9.5mm cine camera (Y1995.145.13).
Decorative Box in Celulose acetate for Lalique, French, about 1930
Plastics and Modern Materials
Red cellulose acetate box intricately designed with cherries by Eduard Fornells for Rene Lalique Moulded on lid "LALIQUE". Made in France, c.1930.
Display board of spectacles and lenses, c.1921
Collection of spectacles (289), spectacle lenses (93) mounted on pyramid fitting, with labels attached as detailed on list "the evolution of the Bi-focal lens" (neg nos S.M. 2007) may be sold to the public, see R.P. 24/599, dr. Van Rohr. See individual stroke records for more details.
'Supra Bareme', ready reckoner, c 1925.
`Supra Bareme' ready reckoner by F. Savineau, Dijon, c. 1925
McVitie Weston valve collection, RCA valve, type 12A6
RCA valve, type 12A6, marked U.S.A. VT-134, (RMW/Y228 - McVitie Weston number), by RCA Corporation.-1940
Photograph of model of the Kodak factory
A dye transfer print photograph of a model of the Kodak factory in Harrow, Middlesex, taken by an unknown photographer, c. 1940. The model was on display at the Kodak museum.
Ship on the Thames
A Vivex colour photograph of a ship on the River Thames, London, taken by an unknown photographer in about 1935.
Woman picking apples
A Dufaycolor colour transparency of a young woman picking apples, taken by an unknown photographer in about 1938
A Colorol print photograph of a china tea service on a table, taken by an unknown photographer, c. 1930.
Man in vest
A Colorol photograph of a man wearing a vest, taken by an unknown photographer, c. 1930.
Woman sitting in a garden
A Colorol print photograph of a woman sitting in a garden, taken by an unknown photographer, c. 1930. The woman sits on a wall reading a letter. A copy of 'Photoplay' magazine is on the floor.
Street in Helsinki
A Dufaycolor colour transparency of a broad avenue in Helsinki, Finland, taken by an unknown photographer in about 1938.
A Vivex colour photograph of a street in Paris, taken by an unknown photographer in 1937.
Portrait of a woman
A Vivex colour photograph of a woman, taken by an unknown photographer, c. 1935. The photograph shows a woman in a lavender coloured dress and vivid red lipstick.
A Colorol photograph of flowers in a pot, taken by an unknown photographer, c. 1930.
A Vivex colour photograph of a street in Paris, taken by an unknown photographer, c. 1937.
A Vivex colour photograph of a horse in a field, taken by an unknown photographer in about 1935.
"Grenadier Guardsman" locomotive nameplate
Locomotives and Rolling Stock Components
Locomotive Nameplate, London Midland & Scottish Railway, "Grenadier Guardsman", ex Royal Scot Class, No. 6110/46110, built 1927, rebuilt January 1953, scrapped February 1964.
original box for Cosmos crystal receiver, 1920-1930
Original box for Cosmos crystal receiver, made by the Metropolitan-Vickers Electrical Company, Trafford, Manchester, England, 1920-1930
Box containing one vial of Schick Test Diphtheria toxin, Detroit, United States, 1933
Public Health & Hygiene
Box containing 1 vial of 2 cc Schick Test Diphtheria toxin, manufactured by Park Davis & co, 1933.
'Seajoy' motion sickness plaster, London, England, 1928-1930
Materia Medica & Pharmacology
Packet of "Seajoy" anti-seasickness plaster by J. Evans of London, 1928-1930, made at London; 114 Upper Richmond Road, East Putney
Model of a 'Chappe' type semaphore signaling tower
Model of a 'Chappe' semaphore tower, by Science Museum workshop, London, England, 1933. The name of the tower originates from French engineer Claude Chappe, and his brothers, who in 1792 designed the first optical telegraph.
Bank of 50 Keith Line Switches, 1920-1925
Bank of 50 Keith Line Switches recovered from a rural exchange in New Zealand, made by the Automatic Electric Company, Chicago, 1920-1925. Together with spare plunger, two spare line backs, and two pre-2000 two-motion selectors
Speedboat: 'Miss England I', used by Segrave to contest World Water Speed Records, with various components
Speedboat: 'Miss England I', designed by Hubert Scott-Paine and build by the British Power Boat Company, Hythe, Hampshire, England, 1929
Half-block working model of M. S. "Fullagar"
half-block working model, scale 1:24, of M.S. "Fullagar" (1920).
Items of Western Electric Rotary automatic exchange, 1920-1940
Items of Western Electric No 7-A machine switching system (rotary automatic telephone exchange) made by Bell Telephone Manufacturing Company SA, Antwerp, 1920-1940. Including line finders, group selectors, sequence switches, motor and drive assembly. Previously installed at Newland telephone exchange, Hull, decommissioned 1 June 1975.
Model of a hospital promoting the King Edward's Hospital Fund
Nursing & Hospital Furnishings
Miniature hospital, scale 1:16, made for publicity for King Edward's Hospital Fund for London, 1932
Scale model of Leyland fire engine, 1936
Model, scale 1:8, of a 900 g.p.m. Leyland Limousine type fire pump.
Artificial right leg, Roehampton, England, 1934
Metal right above knee prosthesis, evidence of attempts to repair the socket. Made by Hanger in 1934.
Photograph of Norma & Constance Talmadge
Photograph of Mr Leonard Denham, Managing Director of the Lounge Cinema, Headingley, Leeds greeting film stars Norma and Constance Talmadge off the train in Leeds, September 1922, surrounded by a small crowd of people.
A photograph of filming of 'The Hound of the Baskervilles'
9 March 1931
A photograph taken from the Daily Herald Archive showing filming of 'The Hound of the Baskervilles' at a railway station, taken by an unknown photographer, 9 March 1931.
Cardiospasm dilator, nickel-plated brass and steel, Germany, 1925-1940
McVitie Weston valve collection, Marconi WT Co Catkin valve, type MPT4
Marconi WT Co Catkin valve, type MPT4, marked 36, (RMW/Y667A - McVitie Weston number), by Marconi Wireless Telegraph Company Limited, 1935.
McKay-type artificial hand, Scotland, c.1920
Artificial right hand, aluminium with hard rubber cover, known as the McKay, from Aberdeen Hospital, Scottish, c.1920
Surgical instrument set, India, before 1936
Surgical instrument set, steel and wood, containing two lancets and one probe, Indian
Kodak Kodascope Model B 16mm projector
Kodascope Model B projector. For 16mm silent film, self threading. Fitted with an anastigmat projection lens F: 2 inches. Helical focusing in sliding mount. Single continuous sprocket, claw intermittent. Mirror and condenser lens system lights gate at right angle to lamp. 50v 250w A1 prefocus lamp. Framing control on lens mount. Rheostat controls for lamp and motor fitted ammeter 1-5A. Threading light. Power rewind. Screw elevation. Automatic threading onto take up reel through adjustable film guides. On-off and forward-reverse switches. No. K 11025. Eastman Kodak. 1928
Performance Tests of Intelligence, Edinburgh, Scotland, 1928
Psychology, Psychiatry & Anthropometry
Drever and Collins Performance Test of Intelligence: A Series of Non-linguistic Tests for Deaf and Normal Children; devised by James Drever and Mary Collins in 1928 and consisting of Kohs Block Design, Knox Cube Test, Domino Test, Picture Completion Test etc., and used on the University of Aberdeen Experimental Education EdB course, 1949-1950; made in Edinburgh by Andrew H. Baird, c.1928.
Pathé Baby projector
Projector for 9.5mm film in projection chargers. Double claw intermittent, automatic take up in glazed chamber. Hand turned. Hand rewind. Lamp resistance in base. Sensor for notched films. Filter wheel before lens for tinting - orange, yellow, green, pink, cyan and clear sections. No 176566. Pathe. Loaded with exposed film.
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.
Bottle of medicinal water, France, 1928
Ethnography and Folk Medicine
Medicinal water bottle, with contents, from Bagneres de Bigorre, France, 1928
Empty glass bottle for medicinal water, Italy, 1920-1930
Ethnography and Folk Medicine
Medicinal water bottle, empty, Italian, 1920-1930