Box of Diatom Slides

Production date
Circa 1889
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Object detail

Description
Wooden box of diatom microscope slides. The box is hinged at the back and has a hook and eye catch at the front. The front section with the hook on it is also hinged and lowers down.

The contents of the box from the bottom up is as follows:
An empty double slide holder.
A double slide holder with slides "Diatoms Troublesome Gully Oamaru" and "Diatom Forrester's.
A double slide holder with slides "Diatoms 14" and "6'.
A double slide holder with slides "Diatom W B Oamaru Feb 89" and "Diatom W B Oamaru Feb 89".
An empty double slide holder.
Production date
Circa 1889
Production period
Collection type
Media/materials
Wood, metal and glass
Measurements
107mm wide x 37mm deep x 87mm high
Accession number
98/0214
System ID
14129
Current Rights
Culture Waitaki Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International licence
Organisation Credit Line
Collection of the Waitaki Museum. Id 14129

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