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Lantern slides, n.d. [c.1920s-c.1940s]

MS. 14985/8
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  1. Box labelled '2': Bird courtship behaviour - stock doves, ravens, Laysen albatross x4, great plover, black-cock, great blue heron, sun-bittern, kagu x2, various diving ducks, pochard, great skuas, turtle dove, grasshopper warbler, prairie hen, skull of white-beaked pelican, head of puffin, and the barometer of maleness among the apes
  2. Box labelled '3': Courtship behaviour - great bustard, Amherst pheasant, prairie hen x2, garden warbler, Podiceps cristatus (drawings) x2, ypecaha rails, jacanas, and 2 others
  3. Box labelled '4': Bird Courtship - mandarin drake, Loddigesia mirabilis, crested screamer, pied wagtails, herring gulls, Cosmetornis vexillarius, cuckoos, oyster-catchers, woodpeckers, black-tailed godwit, chaffinch, pietails and spur-winged lapwings, Australian bustard, and a bearded dragon and a snake
  4. Box labelled '5': Courtship - birds of paradise, Chlamydera maculata, Savi's warbler, chlamydodera nuchalis, tern, brown pelican(?), heron, and insect, spider and lizards
  5. Box labelled 6: Birds - Chlamydodera nuchalis, Lyrurus tetrix, heron, Louisiana heron, [whitish] heron
  6. Box labelled '8': Spitzbergen - landscapes, boat, people and 2 birds, includes 4 non-glass negatives
  7. Box labelled '8A': Spitzbergen - more landscapes and birds
  8. Box labelled '9': Spitzbergen - loon, fossil leaves, Dioon edule, charts (currents and contours?), and landscapes
Description of contents taken from list found in the box.


  • n.d. [c.1920s-c.1940s]


1 box

Language of Materials

  • English


MS. 14985/8

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

Weston Library
Broad Street
Oxford OX1 3BG United Kingdom