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Ferguson solar chronometer and astronomical compass
Ferguson solar chronometer and astronomical compass, No. 124G with spare chart, by J.H. Steward, London, England. c.1912. Lacks alidade
Mosque lamp, 1900
Mosque oil lamp, floating wick type, with glasses (seven not present), and engraved sphynx and pyramid designs, probably made for the tourist trade
Clinical thermometer, centigrade, mercury, in leather case, French, (?), 1900-1920
1914 - 1915
Black and white photograph entitled 'Yelagine'. The photograph shows, from left to right, H. H. Prince Rostislav Alexandrovitch, H. H. Princess Irina Alexandrovitch, H. H. Prince Vasili Alexandrovitch, Prince Youssoupoff, H. H. Prince Demetri Alexandrovitch and H. H. The Prince Andrew Alexandrovitch Sat on a bench with trees behind them. Their dog Punch is sat between Prince Youssoupoff and Prince Andrew Alexandrovitch; Prince Vasili Alexandrovitch is stroking the dog's head. Album compiled by Herbert Galloway Stewart (1866-1960).
Page 16 from snapshot photograph album no. 17
Page 16 from snapshot photograph album no. 17 of the Russian Imperial Royal Family, compiled by Herbert Galloway Stewart (1866-1960). The page comprises two black and white photographs mounted through pre-cut apertures. Herbert Galloway Stewart was English tutor to the sons of Grand Duke Alexander and his wife Grand Duchess Xenia Alexandrovna, sister of Tsar Nicholas II, between 1908 and 1917.
Page 5 from snapshot photograph album no. 7
1911 - 1912
Page 5 from snapshot photograph album no. 7 of the Russian Imperial Royal Family, compiled by Herbert Galloway Stewart (1866-1960). The page comprises four black and white photographs mounted through pre-cut apertures. Herbert Galloway Stewart was English tutor to the sons of Grand Duke Alexander and his wife Grand Duchess Xenia Alexandrovna, sister of Tsar Nicholas II, between 1908 and 1917.
Page 7 from snapshot photograph album no. 17
Page 7 from snapshot photograph album no. 17 of the Russian Imperial Royal Family, compiled by Herbert Galloway Stewart (1866-1960). The page comprises two black and white photographs mounted through pre-cut apertures. Herbert Galloway Stewart was English tutor to the sons of Grand Duke Alexander and his wife Grand Duchess Xenia Alexandrovna, sister of Tsar Nicholas II, between 1908 and 1917.
Black and white photograph by Herbert Galloway Stewart, entitled 'Antibes', October 1908. Image shows HH The Princess Irina Alexandrovna standing in scrubland in Antibes, Cote d'Azur, France. From a Kodak Souvenirs snapshot album compiled by Herbert Galloway Stewart, English tutor to the sons of Grand Duke Alexander Mikhailovich and Grand Duchess Xenia Alexandrovna of Russia.
Page 8 from snapshot photograph album no. 8
Page 8 from snapshot photograph album no. 8, compiled by Herbert Galloway Stewart (1866-1960) of the Russian Imperial Royal Family (Romanov). Consists of 4 photographs mounted in pre-cut apertures. Snapshot photograph album no. 8, compiled by Herbert Galloway Stewart (1866-1960) of the Russian Imperial Royal Family, dated may to August 1912. Between 1908 and 1917, Herbert was English tutor to the sons of Grand Duke Alexander and his wife Grand Duchess Xenia Alexandrovna, sister of Tsar Nicholas II.
Field clinometer, British, 1915
Field clinometer Mk III, by The Cambridge Scientific Instrument Company Limited, 1915.
Gnome 50 HP 7 Cylinder Rotary aero engine
Gnome 50 HP 7 Cylinder Rotary aero engine, with metal engine to fuselage gasket, designed by Louis Seguin and Laurent Seguin, and made by Societe des Moteurs Gnome, France, 1908-1914. The engine has seven cylinders, machined out of solid nickel-chrome-steel ingots. The cylinders and crank-chamber revolve around the stationary crankshaft. The carburettor, which is stationary, is of the single-jet type and feeds the engine through the hollow crank shaft. The connecting rods all operate on a single crank pin. Henri Farman used this type of engine to win a prize for the greatest distance flown (180 km), setting a World record.
Headboard, Great Western Railway
Locomotives and Rolling Stock Components
Headboard, Great Western Railway, shield, ex royal headboard for King Edward VII and Queen Alexandra, mounted on GWR Atbara Class 4-4-0 locomotive No 3374 "Britannia", 1902.
'Royal Ediswan' metal filament lamp, 105W, 32 c.p., pipped, BC. Made in England by Edison Swan Electric Company Ltd., c.1915.
Collection of four First World War field dressings
Nursing & Hospital Furnishings
Collection of four First World War field dressings, four packets of gauze and two packets of bandages, English, 1914-1918
model, scale 1:12, of mansard roof, with dormer window
model, scale 1:12, of mansard roof, with dormer window, by Samuel Gott, 1914.
1914 - 1915
Black and white photograph entitled 'The same' (Bathing at Ai-Todor). The photograph shows Prince Nikita Alexandrovitch wading waist deep through the sea, he is wearing a striped bathing suite. The Princes' dog Mart is also pictured, swimming at the bottom left of the photograph with only it's head visible. Album compiled by Herbert Galloway Stewart (1866-1960).
'Pills & Tablets' box, London, England, 1916
Materia Medica & Pharmacology
Tin box for medicine bottles, probably from WWI British Military pattern medicine or First Aid chest, by Burgoyne Burbidges & Co, 1916
Kollmann-type urethral dilator
Kollman's urethral dilator, nickel plated brass, by Down Bros., London, 1901-1915
'Tabloid' medicine chest used by Teddy Roosevelt in 1909
Materia Medica & Pharmacology
`Tabloid' medicine chest in metal case used by Teddy Roosevelt on African Expedition, 1909 (originally catalogued as 1911), made by Burroughs Wellcome and Co., 1900-1909
Downing Boat House and Crews of the Trial 'Eights'
A photograph of the boathouse of Downing College, Cambridge University with a group of college rowers, taken by Edgar Tarry Adams in November 1900.
A photograph of the Welsh medium Joe Thomas, taken by William Hope in about 1920. The shrouded woman's face appearing in the photograph was not identified by Thomas - but it may indicate some form of collaboration between him and Hope.
Film Poster - 'Hello Pimple Again'
Film Poster -' Hello Pimple Again'. Possibly 'Pimple Becomes an Acrobat'. Film produced by Folly Films.
The Anitchkoff Palace
Black and white photograph entitled 'Tsarskoe Selo'. H. I. H. Tsarevich Alexei Nicolaevich and H.H. Prince Rostislav Alexandrovitch are seated together on a sled with Miss Coster stood near a horse drawn carriage in the background. An unidentified gentleman is laying on a sled behind and to the left of the two Princes. Taken by Herbert Stewart in St. Petersburg in 1914. From snapshot photograph album number 11, page 5. Compiled by Herbert Galloway Stewart (1866-1960) of the Russian Imperial Royal Family. Galloway Stewart was English tutor to the sons of Grand Duke Alexander and his wife Grand Duchess Xenia Alexandrovna, sister of Tsar Nicholas II.
Napier Arms Public House
A photograph of the Napier Arms public house in Halstead, Essex, taken by Edgar Tarry Adams, c. 1900. The photograph shows a group of children standing on the pavement outside the building.
Football, Hazelhurst School, Frant
A photograph of boys playing football at Hazelhurst School in Frant, Sussex, taken by Edgar Tarry Adams in September 1900.
Halstead Brewery Wagon
A photograph entitled 'Halstead Brewery Wagon', taken by Edgar Tarry Adams, c. 1900. The photograph shows a wagon converted to look like a beer bottle, parked outside Adams' Brewery in Halstead, Essex. Edgar Tarry Adams lived in the house next to the family brewery.
Kinora viewer for reels. Wooden base with inlaid line decoration and turned support strut. Rectangular viewing lens. One element missing but has since been replaced. This Kinora Viewer was made in Britain around 1908 and was marketed by Bond's Ltd., 138 New Bond Street, London. This is a simple folding wooden model (No. 1 combination hand or table instrument with two lenses for a single viewer). Fitted with flipbook of balloon flight, stamped no 585.
Advertisement for Kinemacolor
An advertisement for Kinemacolor by the Natural Color Kinematograph Company Limited, printed by the Dangerfield Printing Company in London, c. 1911. The advertisement boasts that Kinemacolor is 'The only system of Animated Pictures in the Actual Colors of Nature'.
Artificial left hand, Birmingham, England, 1914-1920
Artificial hand, by Anderson and Whitelaw Ltd., made in England, 1914-1920
Lee and Turner Three-Colour Projector
Lee and Turner three colour projector, 1901.
'VeeDee' Mechanical vibrator, London, England, 1900-1915
Mechanical ' VeeDee' vibrator, cased by J.E. Garratt, London, English, 1900-1915
Sample of loading coil for Dover - Cap Grisnez submarine telephone cable, 1910
Sample of Pupin loading coil for Dover - Cap Grisnez submarine telephone cable, probably made by Siemens Brothers and Company Limited, Woolwich, 1910
Blowing Hard NE At Deal: Pauline On The Beach
A photograph entitled 'Blowing Hard NE At Deal: Pauline On The Beach', taken by Edgar Tarry Adams in September 1902. The photograph shows Adams' daughter, Pauline Adams (1889-1969), stood in a strong wind on the beach at Deal in Kent.
The Grange (Mr Cutlack's house), Littleport
A photograph of 'The Grange', home of Mr Cutlack, in Littleport, East Anglia, taken by Edgar Tarry Adams in December 1902.
Artificial right leg, New York, United States, 1910-1914
American leather right below knee prosthesis. Leather lace-up corset, jointed side steels to well padded wooden socket, wooden foot, toe and ankle joints. Made c.1912-14. (Weight 5 lbs 2.2 kg).
Bottle of Salvarsan treatment for syphilis, London, England, 1909-1914
Materia Medica & Pharmacology
Bottle of Salvarsan manufactured by Burroughs Wellcome & Company with dummy packaging labelled 'Kharsivan', London, England, 1909-1914
Necklace of woody nightshade, Coventry, England, 1901-1913
Ethnography and Folk Medicine
Necklace of woody nightshade stalks, amulet to protect against teething problems, Lovett collection, from Coventry, English, 1901-1913
'The Louse Danger', poster,United Kingdom, 1918
Public Health & Hygiene
One of 3 posters, entitled 'The Louse Danger', with illustrations by Grace Edwards, published by British Museum (Natural History), London, 1918
1914 - 1915
Black and white photograph entitled 'Livadia'. The photograph, taken from a boat, looks across the sea to a beach and steep, tree covered cliffs. The white Livadia Palace is just visible through the trees. Album compiled by Herbert Galloway Stewart (1866-1960).
Front of Brewery at Halstead
A photograph entitled 'Front of Brewery at Halstead', taken by Edgar Tarry Adams, c. 1900. The photograph shows Adams and Sons Brewers, Edgar Tarry Adams' family business in Halstead, Essex.
London: A Morning in Rotten Row
A photochrom postcard entitled 'London: A Morning in Rotten Row', published in 'London In Colour Photography' by The Photochrom Company Limited, London in about 1914. Rotten Row is a track on the south side of Hyde Park. In the 18th century it was a fashionable place for Londoners to be seen, though rarely used today the track is still reserved as a place for horse riding.
Glass bottle labelled to contain blaud pill and arsenic
Materia Medica & Pharmacology
Bottle, labelled "Tabloid' brand Blaud Pill and Arsenic'. The bottle is black in colour, opaque, and square in shape. 'Pil. Blaud & Arsen:' written in white lettering beneath the neck of the bottle. Sealed with a round stopper. Burroughs Wellcome and Company Limited, English, c. 1910.
Hypodermic syringe set
Hypodermic syringe set, 'Tabloid' brand, for quinine injection, with Record syringe, nickel plated brass, by Burroughs Wellcome and Co., Berlin, 1910-1914
Magic lantern pose slide
Magic lantern pose slide showing a woman in English dress, holding a basket, standing in front of a thatched cottage. The background image is photographic and hand coloured, the figure in the foreground is hand drawn and coloured.
Darling Kinematograph 35mm cine camera
Darling cine camera. Cine camera for 35mm film in 300 foot magazines, internal. Lens missing. Rack and pinion mount. Reflex through-the-film focusing from side. Folding optical frame finder. Two sprocket and claw drive. Hand turned. Three shafts marked 1, 1,6 32. Handle missing. Speed indicator 16-32fps. Rotary footage indicator. A Darling, Brighton, Sussex.
Poster for the National Palace Theatre of Varieties
A Music Hall poster for the National Palace Theatre of Varieties, Croydon, printed by H R Grubb, c. 1901. The poster advertises the acts for the week beginning Monday 12th October, top of the bill is ' Mr R W Paul's Theatrograph'. Other acts include 'Miss Minnie Cunningham, The Charming Dancer', 'The Sisters Moore, Duettists' and 'Mr Dan Conroy, Eccentric Comedian'.
Three people with two spirits
A photograph of a man and two women, possibly taken by William Hope in about 1920. Two faces appear around the group - one, an elderly person, and the other that of a younger woman shrouded in a cloak.