Magic Lantern Slide: Laccaria laccata and amethystina variety

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: Laccaria laccata and amethystina variety
Simple Name
Inscription Transcription
Handwritten 'LACCARIA LACCATA' on top edge; 'Edible 15/1933.5' on top binding strip; 'Laccaria laccata (Scop) B + Br. Rt. / [ditto] var amethystina (Vaia) Br Br Left / C Theodore Green. FLS. 1933'
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: Laccaria laccata