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Slide set: Life history of various insects (lecture: Newton & Co., 24 slides, in/before 1909)

Known references to this set
Catalogue of science lanterns, optical lanterns, dissolving-view apparatus, and lantern slides (London: Newton & Co., 1909), 175

“A Series of Lantern Slides photographed direct from the actual objects, and showing on the one slide the perfect insect, male and female, the caterpillar, and the chrysalis.

The colouring is copied from the insects themselves, to secure accuracy, and the resulting slides are exquisitely delicate and beautiful.”

1913
Catalogue of lantern slides: part II (London: Newton & Co., 1913), 459

“A Series of Lantern Slides photographed direct from the actual objects, and showing on the one slide the perfect insect, male and female, the caterpillar, and the chrysalis.

The colouring is copied from the insects themselves, to secure accuracy, and the resulting slides are exquisitely delicate and beautiful.”

1940s
Catalogue of lantern slides for hire (London: Newton & Co., 1940s), 5

“A series of Lantern Slides photographed direct from the actual objects, and showing on the one Slide the perfect insect, male and female, the caterpillar, and the chrysalis. The colouring is copied from the insects themselves, to secure accuracy, and the resulting slides are exquisitely delicate and beautiful.”

Lucerna ID  3008525

Record created by Richard Crangle. Last updated 26 May 2021

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