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Glass Lantern Slides "Reptiles, Etc." from Junior Lecturers' Series, c.1910s-1920s


Eight glass lantern slides of reptiles with original box. From Junior Lecturers' Series "Natural History Slides." "Reptiles, Etc. In Three Chapters." For a magic lantern or a projector. Includes three other slides from other Junior Lecturers' Series, two of fish and one of mountains (perhaps of The Alps). Total of 11 slides.

Printed color glass slides, English and distributed in the Netherlands around the 1910s or 1920s. Numbers 17 to 24. The eight "Reptiles, Etc." slides include:

17. Spotted Salamander

18. Crested Newt

19. Axolotl.

20. Giant Salamander

21. Long-snouted Crocodile

22. Egyptian Crocodile

23. Tortoise

24. Hawksbill Turtle.

Label on the box reads "Foto-Artikelen CAPI (Ivens & Co.) 13-17 v. Berchenstraat, Nijmegen."

Box and slides are in good condition. Some wear, crackling in the ink, and scratches, as can be expected from age and use. The mountains slide has a crack in the top corner. One of the fish slides and "23. Tortoise" are missing the second glass layer. 

Each slide measures 3 1/4 x 3 1/4 x 1/8." Box and slides weigh 1 lb. 1 oz.

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