Magic Lantern Slide: Eye of Water Beetle

This photographic slide shows a detailed close-up of the eye of a water beetle. The slide was part of the collection belonging to John Crabtree and is within a set of slides of nature and biological topics.

Object Summary

Accession Loan No.
Collection Class
Social and industrial history
glasspaperphotographic emulsion
Common Name
Magic Lantern Slide: Eye of Water Beetle
Simple Name
Inscription Transcription
handwritten slide number on label; handwritten '208' and 'Eye of Water Beetle' on mount
Period Classification
Victorian (1837-1901); Edwardian (1901-1914); World War I (1914-1918)
Production Country
United Kingdom
Production Person Initials
John H.
Production Person Surname
Production Year Low
Production Year High

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Lantern Slide: Eye of Water Beetle