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Positioning in Radiography
Book, 'Positioning in Radiography' by K.C. Clark, 3rd edition, London, 1942
EMI Emitron Camera Head
EMI Emitron camera head, one of the original Emitrons used by Marconi-EMI from the beginning of the BBC's British Television Service at Alexandra Palace, 1936.
Bubble Sextant MK IX
Ministry of Defence Second World War Bubble sextant MK IX BM No. 16520/42.
The 'Home' first aid case, England, 1939-1941
The "Home" first aid case, with contents, prepared by Boots Pure Drug Co. Ltd., Nottingham, 1939-1941
Poster, The Silver Jubilee
Railway Posters, Notices & Handbills
Poster, London & North Eastern Railway, The Silver Jubilee, Britain's First Streamline Train, Newcastle and London in 4 hours, by Frank Newbould, 1935. Depicts the A4 class locomotive 'Silver Link' with the 'Silver Jubilee' train on a ground of silver, blue and red, with the timetable for services between London, Darlington and Newcastle, and the legend "Average throughout speed 67.08 m.p.h" at bottom right. Format: double royal.
Surgical instrument set
German field surgical set, complete, steel instruments, plated, in steel case, by Jetter and Scheerer of Tuttlingen, marked "Hauptbessteck," 1939
Leatherette case for mechanical hearing aids
Leatherette case for a pair of Brune-Sedeyn mechanical hearing aids, by the Naturton Company, London, 1935-1936
Weston Photronic Exposure Meter Model 650
Weston photronic exposure meter Model 650. Photoelectric exposure meter, calibrated 0-1,000 emulsion speed numbers 17250. Rotary calculator: f1.5-32, 100 secs - 1/1200 seconds. NO 4471742. Weston Electric Instrument Co.
Model of the Asklepion at Epidaurus, Greece, 1936
Classical & Medieval Medicine
Model, of Asklepeion at Epidaurus, after the reconstruction of Defrasse, including sign, and roof for Thoros (round-shaped) temple, made in London, 1936, scale 1:66
Women's League of Health and Beauty
A photograph of teachers from the Women's League of Health and Beauty, taken by Saidman for the Daily Herald newspaper on 27 June, 1939.
Crystal Palace fire
A photograph of fire engines at the Crystal Palace fire, Sydenham, London, taken in November 1936 by Edward G Malindine for the Daily Herald.
Model flash steam plant
Model flash steam plant by Bert Martin, Southampton, Hampshire, England, 1935
Mercedes Prima portable typewriter, c. 1936 (seria
Printing & Writing
Mercedes Prima portable typewriter, c. 1936 (serial no. 33496)
Yellow cast phenolic resin napkin ring moulded in the form of an elephant
Plastics and Modern Materials
Napkin ring moulded in the form of an elephant with central hole for napkin, made of marbled yellow, cast phenolic resin, unsigned, 1935-1939
I'm Taking an Early Holiday Cos I Know Summer Comes Soonest in the South
Railway Posters, Notices & Handbills
Poster, Southern Railway, 'I'm Taking an Early Holiday cos I know Summer Comes Soonest in the South', 1936. Photograph showing a small boy carrying a suitcase on the platform at Waterloo station talking to the fireman of N15 King Arthur class 4-6-0 locomotive No 755 'The Red Knight', as he leans from the cab. Text beneath. Text on the bottom margin of this poster reads "Southern Railway Advertising. Ad 3251. 10,000/1936. Johnson, Riddle & Co. Ltd., London, SE1". Format, double royal, 40 x 25 ins, 1035 x 650 mm, backed. The original version of this poster was published in 1925, with the text "For holidays I always go Southern 'cos it's the Sunshine Line".
'CDX Model E' dental x-ray unit, Chicago, USA, 1935-1936
CDX-E dental X-ray machine, wall mounted model, with accessories, by the General Electric X-ray Corp., USA, 1935-1936
Policeman with cockatoo
A photograph of a policeman with a cockatoo perched on his shoulder, taken in January 1935 by Edward G Malindine for the Daily Herald. The lemon crested cockatoo was a competitor at the Crystal Palace Cage Bird Show.
Southern Railway 0-6-0 Q1 class steam locomotive, No 33001, 1942
Locomotives and Rolling Stock
Steam locomotive, No 33001, Q1 Class, 0-6-0, Southern Railway, designed by O V Bulleid, built at Brighton in 1942, withdrawn in 1964. Weight: 51.25 tons; length 54 feet, 10 ½ inches; driving wheel diameter: 5 feet, 1 inch (according to H C Casserley).
Streamlined car on display at a motor exhibition, Olympia
A photograph showing a streamlined car on display at the London Motor Show at Olympia, London, taken in October 1935 by George Malindine for the Daily Herald.
Walt Disney filming penguins at London Zoo
A photograph of Walt Disney (1901-1966) filming penguins at London Zoo, taken in 1935 by Edward G Malindine for the Daily Herald.
Keystone 8mm camera model K-8
Keystone 8mm camera model K-8. Cine camera for double run 8mm film. Fitted with a Wollensak cine Veliostigmat lens, iris diaphragm f/3.5-16. Screw mount 12, 16, 48 fps, clockwork motor, lock on button. Folding frame finder, direct vision optical finder. Rotary footage indicator. No.887926. Keystone.
The Protector Lamp and Lightin
The Protector Lamp and Lighting Co. Ltd type CT33A combustion tube safety lamp, c. 1935
Pablo Picasso at the Cafe de Flore
Vintage silver gelating print, by Brassaï. Pablo Picasso at the Cafe de Flore, Boulevard Saint-Germain, Paris, 1939. Photographer's stamp and Focal Press editorial markup on verso.
"Monte Carlo" Folding Camera
A "Monte Carlo" leather-bound folding camera, in case, made by DeMaria-Lapierre.
RAF Officers' great coat, with
RAF Officers' great coat, with brass King's crown buttons, worn by Flight Lieutenant Edmund Bell, Royal Auxiliary Air Force.
Ballistic galvanometer by the Cambridge Instrument
Electricity and Magnetism
Ballistic galvanometer by the Cambridge Instrument Co. Ltd., period 45s., No.N474
X-ray of child who swallowed a toy airplane
Daily Herald photograph showing a chest x-ray of 5-year-old Joan Maitland of Formby, who swallowed a toy airplane.
Revo electric cooker
Revo electric cooker, made by Cable Accessories Co. Ltd, Tipton, Staffordshire, c.1935.
Manchester University Differential Analyser
Pallet 7 of 12 -Part of Manchester University Differential Analyser, consisting of 16 feet central frame, 4 integrators, 2 input tables, output table, camera. The Manchester Differential Analyser is an analogue computer designed to solve a class of mathematical functions called differential equations. This machine was built by the Metropolitan-Vickers Electrical Company and completed in 1935 for the Physics Department at Manchester University. The machine was based on an American design, powered by electric motors, and uses mechanical components to model mathematical relationships. The central device is a disc-and-wheel device integrator which performs mathematical integration.
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).
Silver gelatin copy print made ca.1970s. Eileen Dunne, child injured during the Blitz,sits in a hospital bed with a bandage around her head. She is holding a doll. Photograph by Sir Cecil Beaton.
morecambe and heysham
Railway Posters, Notices & Handbills
Poster, London Midland & Scottish Railway, Morecambe and Heysham by Frank Sherwin, about 1935. Coloured lithograph depicting the open air lido swimming baths, with the pier and Morecambe bay beyond. Text: The new luxury swimming pool. Britain's most modern and progressive resort. Express services and cheap tickets by LMS. Official holiday guide from Advertising Manager, Town Hall, Morecambe. Other ids: ERO 53351. Format: quad royal. Dimensions: 40 x 50 inches, 1016 x 1270mm.
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.
School children being evacuated from London
A photograph of children being evacuated from London, taken by George Roper for the Daily Herald newspaper on September 28, 1938.
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.
Digging In - London's Air Raid Precaution Measures
A photograph of lunch hour crowds watching workmen digging trenches to act as air raid shelters, in Lincoln's Inn, London, September 1938.
BBC television cameraman at Epsom racecourse, Surrey
A glass plate negatve of a BBC television cameraman at Epsom racecourse, Surrey, taken by Malindine for the Daily Herald newspaper on 1st June, 1938.
The Jewish community in Britain celebrate Passover
A photograph entitled 'The Jewish community in Britain celebrate Passover', taken in 1939 by Harold Tomlin for the Daily Herald. The photograph was taken at the Home for Aged Jews, Nightingale Lane, London.
Wooden geomantic compass and calendar
Wooden geomantic compass and perpetual calendar, Chinese
Walt Disney with the penguins at London Zoo.
A photograph of Walt Disney (1901-1966) walking down stairs with the penguins at London Zoo, taken in 1935 by Edward G Malindine for the Daily Herald.
Marconi - BBC ribbon microphone
Marconi - BBC ribbon microphone type AXBT no. 297369/11780A.
New Coronation Scot
A photograph of the 'Coronation Scot', taken by Bishop Marshall in May 1937 for the Daily Herald.
Therapeutic inhaler, London, England, 1935-1942
'Elektro Pneumostat' therapeutic inhaler for the treatment of respiratory complaints, made by PAG, Germany, distributed by Francis Riddell, London, 1935-1942
Box containing bottle of 'Tabloid' Stramonium Leaf, Australia,1939
Materia Medica & Pharmacology
Box containing bottle of "Tabloid" Stramonium Leaf, dummy pack, with information leaflet, by Burroughs Wellcome and Co., 1939
Compass miniature camera
Miniature all-metal camera for 24 x 36mm plates. Fitted with a Kern anastigmat lens F:35mm, f/3.5 NO.CCL 3B rotating plate with 4 apertures: B-3.5, W-4.5, H-6.3, G-16. With multiple speed rotating shutter 4.5, 4, 3.5, 3, 2, 1.5, 1/2/4/8/10/16/25/32/50/64/125/200/250/375/500/T. Rotating plate with 3 fillers: K1 ortho, P2 G panchro, P4 1X panchro. Lens cover with depth of field scale. Coupled coincidence type rangefinder. Direct vision optical finder converting right angle finder. Extinction type exposure meter is built into the viewfinder with two ranges. With a spirit level and a click stop rotating tripod bush for panoramic photographs. There is provision for a stereo head. With a ground glass focusing screen with magnifier. The back swings out to accept plate holder with a removable attachment of film holder. No. 3691. Jaegar LeCoultre, 1937.
A Vivex colour photograph of a young couple reading at home, taken by Dr Doulas A Spencer in 1939. This photograph was originally taken as part of an advertising campaign for shoe polish. It was exhibited at the 1939 'Photography in Commerce and Industry' exhibition organised by the Institute of British Photographers.
Bakelite coffin, England, 1938
Plastics and Modern Materials
Coffin without lid, made from woodflour filled phenol formaldehyde resin, designed by James Doleman and made by the Ultralite Casket Co Ltd, Stalybridge, England in 1938. Believed to be largest phenolic moulding, made in UK.