Magic Lantern Slide: Polyporus giganteus on Oak stump

This slide is part of a set showing different types of fungus. The slides were bought by the Royal Albert Memorial College in 1933 to use as a teaching aid in classes for local men and women. Each image is a photographic print which has been hand-coloured. They were made and sold by CT Green who was a medical practitioner and amateur botanist in Cheshire.

Object Summary

Accession Loan No.
Collection Class
Social and industrial history
Collection Area Region
Northern Europe
glasspaperphotographic emulsionpigment
Common Name
Magic Lantern Slide: Polyporus giganteus on Oak stump
Simple Name
Inscription Transcription
handwritten 'POLYPORUS GIGANTEUS' on top edge; handwritten '[illegible]cross pilai / 15/[illegible]' on top edge binding strip; handwritten 'Polyporus giganteus (Pers) Fr. / on Oak Stump 3ft across pilai / C Theodore Green FLS / Surrey Sept 1932' on mount
Period Classification
Inter War (1918-1939)
Production Town
Production Country
United Kingdom; United Kingdom
Production Date
Production Person Initials
; C. Theodore
Production Person Surname
C. Theodore Green; Green

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Lantern Slide: Polyporus giganteus