CollectionGB 0231 University of Aberdeen, Special Collections
Ref NoUNIVERSITY 1437/1/6/10
TitleSlide showing photograph of vole-like creature.
DateLate 19th - early 20th century
Extent1 slide
DescriptionSlide shows black and white photograph of a vole-like creature in grassy environment. Image is taken from above.
Label on bottom of slide reads 'Flatters and Garnett, Ltd. 309, Oxford Rd., Manchester'. In 1901, Flatters and Garnett formed a partnership by opening a chemists in the Deansgate, Manchester. With Flatters' interest and skill in developing lantern and microscope slides they sold the chemists in 1906, and the business was moved to Dover St. to focus on hiring and selling large numbers of lantern slides on all aspects of natural history. In 1913 the company moved to an even larger premises at 309 Oxford Road, opposite the University. Teachers in many parts of the world increasingly used Flatters & Garnett for supplies of microscope slides and accessories for collecting and preparing specimens.
Small round sticker in upper left corner handwritten reads 'A28'.
Small round sticker in upper right corner handwritten reads '46'.
Number '93' written on tape at top of slide frame.
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