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Child's black leather shoe, "Freagroath" design, w
Child's black leather shoe, "Freagroath" design, with slightly raised instep, manufactured by Burlington, from the Lord Mayor Treloar Orthopaedic Hospital, Alton, Hampshire, England, 1940-1965
EKCO H.T. Unit Radio
A H.T. type DC 15/25 radio, manufactured by E.K. Cole (EKCO).
Hinged cap spectacle case, double, tortoiseshell,
Hinged cap spectacle case, double, tortoiseshell, silver-mounted, English, 1780-1850
Hinged lid spectacle case, japanned metal, owned b
Hinged lid spectacle case, japanned metal, owned by Dr. Dixon, English, 1751-1900
Pair of metal rimmed oval spectacles, with wire me
Pair of metal rimmed oval spectacles, with wire mesh protectors, possibly English, 1851-1910
Double, bow, spectacle case, wood and fishskin, En
Double, bow, spectacle case, wood and fishskin, English, 1701-1800
Copy of antiseptic dressing devised by Lister
Copy of antiseptic dressing devised by Lister, 1860-1875, made for Lister Centenary exhibition, 1927
Child's felt-lined "mermaid" splint, to keep both
Child's felt-lined "mermaid" splint, to keep both legs straight and together, from the Lord Mayor Treloar Orthopaedic Hospital, Alton, Hampshire, England, 1960-80
Ediswan Electric Room Heater
An electric room heater, manufactured by Edison Swan Electric Company Limited, c. 1917.
Macadie Keysender No 15
Macadie Keysender No 15 made by General Electric Co. Ltd. Also cardboard box.
Inventum Electric Fire
Electric radiant fire with 'Inventum' elements, made in England, c.1935.
'Smash Martian' model mother
Model constructed to promote Cadbury's `Smash' mashed potato as part of an advertising campaign, 1970-1974: Mother
Radiogram made by Regentone Radio & Telephone Ltd.
Fixtures & Fittings from Railway Buildings
Invalid chair, no company markings, upholstered seat in red and black patterned moquette with hinged arm rests, two front side wheels and a smaller pivoted wheel at the rear.
Victory medal - G F W Keen
Coins and Medals
Medal, bronze, with rainbow coloured ribbon, Victory Medal 1914-18, depicting winged figure of Victory on obverse, "The Great War for Civilisation 1914-1919" on reverse, "J-31336 G F W Keen Teleg.R.N." engraved on edge
Notebook given to heart transplant recipients
Materia Medica & Pharmacology
A6 blue hardbacked notebook given to heart transplant receipents at Papworth Hospital NHS Foundation Trust to record their daily doses of medication post transplant, owned by a person who had a heart transplant in August 2013 charting their medication from the days prior to their transplant to December 2013
Cane comb bound at top with fabric, Peruvian, 1830
Ethnography and Folk Medicine
Cane comb bound at top with fabric, Peruvian, 1830-1920
Eight-day ship's chronometer
Eight-day ship's chronometer by George Margetts, London, England, 1790-1808. Made for Capt. Sir Thomas Williams, R.N., with two photographs and two letters.
Small bundle of "medicine" tied up in piece of whi
Ethnography and Folk Medicine
Small bundle of "medicine" tied up in piece of white cotton fabric, Congo, Africa 1880-1920
'Large' compartmentalised metal moxa case
'Large' compartmentalised metal moxa case, no contents, for use by students and travelling practitioners, from the surgery of a British practitioner c.1996, unsigned, Japanese, 1980-1985.
Hand Microphone and Headphone
Hand microphone and headphone set with plug, 1940
Ericsson Wall-Mounted Telephone
Wall telephone by British LM Ericsson, 1895.
Ferranti P3310 Electric Heater
A P3310 electric room heater, manufactured by Ferranti Limited, c. 1956.
Brownie 127 camera (second model)
Kodak Brownie 127 (SecondModel). Plastic boded camera for 127 rollfilm 1 5/8 x 2 1/2 inches. Fitted with a Dakon lens of foxed aperture and focus with a single speed shutter and a direct vision optical finder. Neck strap attached. Kodak Limited 1959-1964.
Pair of black leather eye guards in fabric mask, E
Pair of black leather eye guards in fabric mask, English, 1851-1920
Chloroform Inhaler with case
Clover Chloroform Inhaler with case, by Coxeter, London, and George Barth and Co., England, 1862-1900. Large black metal carrying case contains chloroform bottle, evaporation chamber, bellows, hose, and facemask. Reservoir bag is missing.
'Pixytone' Valve Radio
'Pixytone' valve radio, manufactured by Ingleburn Products Limited.
Folding pair of child's protective goggles, with g
Folding pair of child's protective goggles, with green tinted lenses, for use during light therapy at the Lord Mayor Treloar Orthopaedic Hospital, Alton, Hampshire, England, 1930-1950
Pair of metal-rimmed oval green glass spectacles w
Pair of metal-rimmed oval green glass spectacles with wire mesh protectors, English (?), 1851-1910
Hinged cap spectacle case, ebony, ivory mounted, E
Hinged cap spectacle case, ebony, ivory mounted, English, 1751-1850
Bunting Yacht-Design Electric Heater
Electric room heater designed to resemble a ship; manufactured in 1944 by Bunting Electric Company Limited.
General Electric Telephone Model 162F
Telephone 162F made by the General Electric Co. Ltd, 1936.
Sterling Accordian Radio Loudspeaker
Sterling accordian pleated radio loudspeaker.
Cossor Radio Receiver
Two-valve battery-powered radio receiver, made by A. C. Cossor Ltd.
Ferranti Model 855 Radio
Ferranti model 855 four-valve radio receiver, 1955.
High frequency (violet ray) apparatus, England, before 1966
High-frequency ('violet ray') apparatus, outer case unit, by Uvral, England.
Model of 'Water-Velocipede'
Model, scale 1:8, of a "Water-Velocipede", illustrated by W.H. Overend, owned by Queen Victoria, used by Edward VII and Alexandra, with figures added in the 1960s by Barbara Mary Campbell, Kingston upon Thames, London, England. original manufactured by Searle and Sons, 1869-1881
Pair of lady's stiletto shoes. Grey leather and me
Pair of lady's stiletto shoes. Grey leather and mesh upper, by Spencer's of London. c. 1955
Portable filing case made of wood, covered with li
Plastics and Modern Materials
Portable filing case made of wood, covered with light and dark brown fabric, containing three trays made of phenol formaldehyde for holding slides or cards,with "UNIFILE"and PATENT PENDING and four logos showing two filing systems and the letters "B &J" on the inside of each tray, 1920-1940
Apem Press camera
Apem 'Press' camera, no. W251. A collapsing camera for 2 1/2 x 3 12 inch plates. Fitted with a Soho anastigmat lens f/4.5-22. Fabric focal plane shutter 18/24/36/75/150/300/800/B/T. Folding wire frame finder. Sliding rising and cross from (little movement). Helical focusing. Focusing screen missing. Apem. Patent no 170719/21. Overall (deployed): 170 mm x 160 mm x 135 mm.