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This glass slide comes from a 14-drawer cabinet found in the Herschel family home in the 1950s. The contents of this and a similar cabinet seem to suggest that they were used by successive generations of the family to store specimens, material and apparatus for carrying out experiments.
The content of this slide is difficult to ascertain; suggestions have included emulsion experiments and unidentified vegetable matter.
- Image reference: F3223
- National Maritime Museum, Greenwich, London, Herschel Collection