Edmund Wheeler Microscope slides No.3
A group of 6 slides for the microscope by Edmund Wheeler. The backs are covered with yellow paper and the front with gilt red paper with the "EW" logo. A small circular seller's label on 5 of the slides reads "J.W. Queen & Co., 924 Chesnut St., Philada". Specimens include sections of human hair; foramenifera; fore leg of male Difiscus?; ocean soundings, 1856, North Atlantic, 2070 fathoms; deep sea soundings, Persian Gulf; spinning organs of silk worm, Bombyx mori.
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