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Fan / container Fan / container

Jacobite fan of paper mounted on ivory, with its original case, depicting Prince Charles Edward Stuart surrounded by classical gods, probably designed by Robert Strange, c. 1745

Box, collecting Box, collecting

Cardboard collecting box, 1914 - 1918

Print Print

Colour engraving, mounted, of a Lancer and Light Dragoons by Henry Alken, engraved by him from his sketch book, 1820

Card Card

Eleven cards and postcards, sent to Miss B. Bannatyne, Edinburgh, from relations and her fiance stationed in France and Flanders, World War I

Wheel / disc Wheel / disc

Revolving wheel with coloured cardboard discs

Label / lead / piece / lighthouse Label / lead / piece / lighthouse

Contemporary label removed from piece of lead 1859.414.B.7 from Eddystone lighthouse and mounted on card, reading "the lead found in the body of Mr Hall, Edystone Lt. Keeper"

Telephone line switch, Keith Telephone line switch, Keith

Keith line switch, smaller section, part of group of Keith line switches with master switch from original Strowger automatic telephone equipment at the Official Switch Exchange, London, 1912 - 1939

Album / Ishihara plate Album / Ishihara plate

'Tests for Colour-Blindness', album containing 38 Ishihara plates, by Dr S. Ishihara, published by Kanehara Shuppan Co. Ltd of Tokyo, 11th ed., 1954

Camera Camera

'Box Brownie' roll-film camera, with 3/4" viewfinder cube, made of leatherette-covered cardboard, by Eastman Kodak Co., c. 1900

Beam balance / drawing, scale Beam balance / drawing, scale

Scale drawing on grey card of beam balance devised by Joseph Black around 1750, made by Gordon Richardson in the Royal Scottish Museum, 1971

Celestial chart Celestial chart

Urania's Mirror, or a View of the Heavens, one of a set of thirty-two engraved and hand-coloured tissue-backed celestial charts for educational use by novice astronomers, engraved by Sidney Hall and published by Samuel Leigh, London, c. 1823, entitled 'The constellations Draco and Ursa Minor'

Celestial chart Celestial chart

Urania's Mirror, or a View of the Heavens, one of a set of thirty-two engraved and hand-coloured tissue-backed celestial charts for educational use by novice astronomers, engraved by Sidney Hall and published by Samuel Leigh, London, c. 1823, entitled 'The constellations Camelopardalis, Tarandus and Custos Messium'

Celestial chart Celestial chart

Urania's Mirror, or a View of the Heavens, one of a set of thirty-two engraved and hand-coloured tissue-backed celestial charts for educational use by novice astronomers, engraved by Sidney Hall and published by Samuel Leigh, London, c. 1823, entitled 'The constellation Cassiopeia'

Celestial chart Celestial chart

Urania's Mirror, or a View of the Heavens, one of a set of thirty-two engraved and hand-coloured tissue-backed celestial charts for educational use by novice astronomers, engraved by Sidney Hall and published by Samuel Leigh, London, c. 1823, entitled 'The constellation Cepheus'

Celestial chart Celestial chart

Urania's Mirror, or a View of the Heavens, one of a set of thirty-two engraved and hand-coloured tissue-backed celestial charts for educational use by novice astronomers, engraved by Sidney Hall and published by Samuel Leigh, London, c. 1823, entitled 'The constellations Gloria Frederici, Andromeda and Triangular'

Celestial chart Celestial chart

Urania's Mirror, or a View of the Heavens, one of a set of thirty-two engraved and hand-coloured tissue-backed celestial charts for educational use by novice astronomers, engraved by Sidney Hall and published by Samuel Leigh, London, c. 1823, entitled 'The constellations Perseus and Caput Medusae'

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