|Description||Slide shows black and white microscopic image of 'Filaria in proboscis of mosquito'.|
Handwritten label in white ink below image reads, 'T.O.48. Filaria in proboscis of mosquito'.
Filaria is a parasitic roundworm that lives in human beings and animals. It is chiefly found in Asia, Central Africa and the Southwest Pacific.
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. Label is partly obscured by tape.
Number '64' written on tape on top edge of slide.