Lantern slides; Flatters & Garnett Ltd; Unknown; COB046
Lantern slidesAbout this object
Lantern slides; housed in a nine-drawer wooden case made by Flatters and Garnett Ltd. The slides are of images sourced from observatories and astronomers around the world, depicting stars, planets, comets, the moon and sun.
These would have been used with a projector at Carter Observatory's public astronomy evenings in the 1950s and 1960s to illustrate lectures.
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