Lantern Slides; CCS0103

Name/Title

Lantern Slides

About this object

This collection of glass plate lantern slides once belonged to Charles Foweraker, former Head of Forestry and lecturer in Biology, who used them in his classes.

Stored in a wooden cabinet, the slides cover a variety of topics, including landscapes and groups of people in Hawai'i, cross-sections of flora, images of plants, and portraits of professors and well-known scientists such as Charles Darwin.

Medium and Materials

Glass: Emulsion: Wood

Inscription and Marks

(A small, circular maker's mark on top, but difficult to read)

Technique

Photography

Technique

Cabinetmaking

Measurements

Cabinet - Height 215mm; Width 368mm; Depth 306mm.

Subject and Association Keywords

Department of Biological Sciences

Subject and Association Keywords

School of Forestry

Subject and Association Keywords

Charles Foweraker

Subject and Association Keywords

Teaching tools

Named Collection

The Canterbury College Survey Collection, University of Canterbury, New Zealand

Object Type

Lantern Slides

Object number

CCS0103

Rights

Attribution - Non-commercial - Share Alike (cc) Attribution - Non-commercial - Share Alike (cc)

Tags

Include tags such as place names, people, dates, events and colours. Use commas to separate multiple tags. e.g. Pablo Picasso, Madrid, red, 1930s.

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