|Description||Slide shows black and white microscopic view of ''Filaria in proboscus of mosquito' - handwritten on edge of slide in white ink below image. |
Filaria is a parasitic roundworm that lives in human beings and animals. It is chiefly found in Asia, Central Africa and the Southwest Pacific.
Left of image 'T. O. 47' handwritten in white ink.
Label above image reads 'Newton & Co, 3 Fleet Street, London'. Newton & Co were described as 'Opticians and Globe Makers to the Queen, 1861- 85', having succeeded Newton & Son (John and William Newton) from premises in Chancery Lane, London.
Number '63' written on tape on top edge of slide.