Box of Diatom Slides

Production date
1880s
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Object detail

Description
Wooden box of diatom microscope slides. Some slides labelled with species names and diagrams. The box is hinged at the back with two hook catches at the front. The section with the catches on it is also hinged and lowers down flat.

The contents are as follows.:

A six slide holder with three slides one of which is broken.
A six slide holder with six slides four of which are labelled.
A six slide holder with six slides all of which are labelled.
A six slide holder with six slides none of which are labelled.
A six slide holder with six slides all of which are labelled.
A six slide holder with six slides all of which are labelled.
Production date
1880s
Production period
Collection type
Media/materials
Wood, metal and glass
Measurements
208mm wide x 40mm deep x 110mm high
Accession number
98/0215
System ID
14130
Current Rights
Culture Waitaki Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International licence
Organisation Credit Line
Collection of the Waitaki Museum. Id 14130

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