CollectionGB 0231 University of Aberdeen, Special Collections
Ref NoUNIVERSITY 1437/1/3/45
TitleSlide showing microscopic image of 'Filaria in proboscus of mosquito'.
DateLate 19th - early 20th century
Extent1 slide
DescriptionSlide 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.
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