Items of Historical Interest, Curiosities, etc.

Forged “Antique” Microscope Slides - A Lesson for Collectors

Microscope Slides of Ticks, from the early eighteenth century until recently

ca. 1840 surgical microscope, by Francis West

1843 article “On the Different Modes of Preserving Microscopic Objects”, by John W. Griffith

1844, Larva of Anthomyia Caniculata, from the stomach of girl

1876, The Kentucky Meat Shower

1879, A case of adulterated flour

1884, The “Micro-Photoscope

1902, Microscopy themed stereoview

ca. 1910, Lantern slide of Queen Victoria photographed through the compound eye of a beetle

Fabric from a German airship, shot down over England on September 3, 1916