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RCA 955 Acorn UFH triode vale (McVitie Weston valve collection), 1935
RCA 995 Acorn UHF triode valve, 5AA base, miniature, by RCA Corporation, United States, 1935. McVitie Weston number = RMW/F59
Model of "Silver Link" steam locomotive
Model steam locomotive, scale 1/12, London & North Eastern Railway A4 class 4-6-2 No.2509 "Silver Link", prototype built 1935.
Bust of Albert Einstein (1879 - 1955)
Bronze bust of Albert Einstein by Jacob Epstein, 1933. Signed Epstein. Worked from a week of informal morning sittings in a retreat in a camp near Cromer, Norfolk. Einstein had left Nazi Germany and rested in this safe haven before going to the USA. The head is unfinished
Model steam locomotive, "Lonpower"
Model steam locomotive, scale 1:12, 0-4-0 saddle tank locomotive "Lonpower", on rails, with glazed shade, prototype built 1931 for London Power Company
Collision of an alpha-ray with a hydrogen atom
Diagram and atom track photograph showing the collision of an alpha-ray with a hydrogen atom, on card mount (passe-partout framing without glass) with label, by Science museum photograpers, London, 1937.
Polythene pill box
Plastics and Modern Materials
Pill box made from the first pound of polyethylene by Imperial Chemical Industries Research Department, Wallerscote, Northwich, Cheshire, England, 1936. Presented to Mr Frank Bebbington, one of the research team.
A photograph of a man carrying a model aeroplane, taken in September 1935 by George Woodbine for the Daily Herald. The photograph shows Mr D Russell, an exhibitor at the Model Engineers Exhibition held in London's Horticultural Hall, with his model monoplane 'Ladybird'.
Tipsters at Epsom
A photograph of two exotically-dressed men reading out horse racing tips at Epsom racecourse, Surrey, taken by Malindine for the Daily Herald newspaper on 5 June, 1935.
Chisel making fixture
Printing & Writing
Chisel making fixture, Plant No.2937, made by The Monotype Corporation Ltd., Salford, Redhill, Surrey, England, 1937. Part of the equipment used in the production system for 0.2 x 0.2-inch Monotype matrices. Mounted on 10-drawer bench-top chest with machines Nos. 1266 and 1336
Matrix binocular optical depth testing instrument
Printing & Writing
Matrix binocular optical depth testing instrument, Plant No.1260, made by The Monotype Corporation Ltd., Salford, Redhill, Surrey, England, 1937. Used in the production of Monotype matrices to measure the depth of letter characters.
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.
Monkey Brand Soap
Public Health & Hygiene
Two bars of Monkey Brand soap. Soap contained in red paper packaging, with a small illustration of a monkey looking in a handheld mirror.
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.
Rough Grinder for Point Tools
Printing & Writing
Rough grinder for point tools, Plant No.1292, made by The Monotype Corporation Ltd., Salford, Redhill, Surrey, England, 1937. Part of the equipment used in the production system for Monotype matrices.
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.
Four ampoules of anti gas gangrene serum, Paris, France, 1934
Public Health & Hygiene
Single glass ampoule, one of four, of gas-gangrene serum, by Laboratoire due Val de Grace, French, 1934
Schick electric razor
Hand and Machine Tools
Schick electric razor, single head, 110 volts, c. 1934, with spare cutter
Melted Farnsworth Image Dissector Television Camera Tube
Image dissector tube by Philo T Farnsworth, used by Baird, rescued from the remains of the Crystal Palace in London following the fire on 30 November 1936 (melted).
Underwood standard noiseless typewriter, c. 1934
Printing & Writing
Sub-parts of Underwood standard noiseless typewriter: type-bar action, complete with key-tops and section of cylinder, mounded on wooden board, c. 1934.
A Vivex colour photograph of a street in Paris, taken by an unknown photographer in 1937.
A Vivex colour photograph of a street in Paris, taken by an unknown photographer, c. 1937.
Ascot Races, children's creche
A photograph of the children's creche at Ascot Races, taken in July 1955 by F Greaves for the Daily Herald.
Miss Britain III speedboat
A photograph of crowds gathered to see the 'Miss Britain III' speedboat being lowered into the sea at Poole, Dorset, taken by Harold Tomlin for the Daily Herald newspaper on 24 September, 1933.
Little girl with ice cream
A photograph of a little girl sitting on a kerb, holding a bottle of pop and eating an ice cream, taken in August 1937 by Harold Tomlin for the Daily Herald.
Model of the Loch Ness Monster
A photograph of a Loch Ness Monster model being taken by trailer to Bertram Mills Circus, taken by James Jarche (1891-1965) for the Daily Herald newspaper on 21 December, 1933.
Benny Lynch and Small Montana
A photograph of boxers Benny Lynch (1913-1946) and Small Montana (1913-1976) taken by Saidman for the Daily Herald newspaper on 19 January, 1937.
Farm worker bringing in the harvest, Sussex
A photograph of a farm worker bringing in the harvest, Sussex, taken in July 1937 by Edward G Malindine for the Daily Herald.
Filming 'I'll Stick to You'
A photograph of a film studio scene, taken in May 1933 by James Jarché for the Daily Herald. The photograph was taken during the filming of 'I'll Stick to You' at the studios of the British Lion Film Corporation at Beaconsfield, Buckinghamshire. The film was directed by Leslie S Hiscott (1894-1968) and starred Jay Laurier and Betty Astell.
Couple at Royal Ascot
A photograph of a couple walking past racegoers on the second day of Royal Ascot for the Royal Hunt Cup, taken in June 1935 by Edward G Malindine for the Daily Herald.
Schoolboy's Own exhibition
A photograph of two schoolboys admiring a racing car, taken in December 1933 by Edward G Malindine for the Daily Herald. The car was shown as part of the Schoolboy's Own exhibition held at London's White City.
Pigeons in Trafalgar Square
A photograph of a young boy feeding pigeons in Trafalgar Square, London, taken in December 1934 by Harold Tomlin for the Daily Herald.
Demonstrating a machine at a medical exhibition
A photograph of a woman demonstrating a machine designed to improve blood circulation, taken in October 1936 by Harold Tomlin for the Daily Herald. This machine was displayed as part of a medical exhibition held at the Horticultural Hall, London.
The Manufacture of Triumph Cars at Triumph Works, Coventry
A photograph showing the manufacture of Triumph cars at Triumph works, Coventry, taken in September 1933 by Leslie Cardew for the Daily Herald.
Fred Perry during tennis match at Wimbledon
A photograph of Fred Perry (1909-1995) during a tennis match at Wimbledon, taken around 1935 by Edward G Malindine for the Daily Herald.
Woman displaying latest hat fashion
A photograph of a model wearing the latest fashion in women's hats, taken in November 1933 by James Jarché for the Daily Herald.
Beautiful eyes competition
A photograph of a group of women in a beauty contest, taken in January 1936 by Edward G Malindine for the Daily Herald. The women stand with sheets of paper in front of the lower half of their faces. Ernest Heasman, on the left, is judging them in a competition to find the six women with the most beautiful eyes in Britain.
A photograph of a group of rugby supporters, taken in March 1937 by Saidman for the Daily Herald. The photograph was taken at a match between St Mary's Hospital and St Bart's Hospital, London, played in Richmond, Surrey.
A photograph of four young boys with bagpipes, taken in June 1933 by George Woodbine for the Daily Herald. The boys were attending a meeting of the Scottish Clans, held in London.
Artificial right leg, Roehampton, England, 1934
Metal right above knee prosthesis, evidence of attempts to repair the socket. Made by Hanger in 1934.
Cine-Kodak Special II Camera
Cine-Kodak Special II camera. Cinecamera for 16mm film, 100' load. Turret with two lenses; Kodak Anastigmat F:25mm f/1.9 and Kodak Anastigmat F:2 1/2 inches, f/2.7; on 2-point bayonet mounts; folding optical frame finder, critical refelx focuser behind lens; clockwork drive 8-64 fps, single frame. Adjustable shutter - totally closing. Backwind, single frame shaft, hand turning option; interchangeable film magazine. Frame and footage counters. Control panel cover replaced by one form CK Special II.
Two women and their dogs in a car
A photograph of two women and their dogs in a car, taken by Zoltan Glass, c. 1933.
Two women posing in the boot of a DKW car
A photograph of two women wearing sheepskin coats sat in the boot of a DKW car, taken by Zoltan Glass, c. 1933. The photograph was taken during an advertising shoot for DKW cars.
Preparations for an automobile exhibition
A photograph of a wooden structure being unloaded from a cart outside an automobile exhibition, taken by Zoltan Glass, c. 1933.
Car being unloaded from a ship
A photograph of a crane lifting a car from a ship, taken by Zoltan Glass, c. 1933.
Mechanics wait by side of race course
A photograph showing mechanics waiting with spare parts by the side of the race course, taken by Zoltan Glass in 1934. The photograph was taken during the 2000km Fahrt in Germany.
Two women and a Mercedes-Benz 500K convertible
A photograph of two women stood next to a Mercedes-Benz 500K convertible car, taken from above by Zoltan Glass in Germany, 1934.
Woman in a Steyr car
A photograph of a woman in a Steyr car, taken by Zoltan Glass, c. 1934. The car was entry number 97 in an automobile show in Germany.
Dashboard of a BMW car
A photograph of the interior of a BMW car at the Berlin Automobile Exhibition, taken by Zoltan Glass in 1936.
Sir Malcolm Campbell's Sunbeam Tiger racing car lorry
A photograph of the truck which transported Sir Malcolm Campbell's Sunbeam Tiger, taken by Zoltan Glass in Berlin in 1933. The sign on the lorry reads 'En route London to Berlin for the AVUS race via Harwich. Zeebrugge. Brussels. Cologne'. The driver of lorry, owned by Commercial Roadways Limited, London, sits in the cab.