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History of the British Empire

 Single Item
MSS. Brit. Emp. r. 26

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76 undated lantern slides in [original] wooden container labelled History of the British Empire. Most are images of pages from books, documents, maps and portraits relating to the American colonies and War of Independence, but a few relate to Australia, India and the slave trade.


  • [c1880s-1930s?]


1 box

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Preferred Citation

Oxford, Bodleian Libraries [followed by shelfmark and folio or page reference, e.g. MSS. Brit. Emp. r. 26].
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MSS. Brit. Emp. r. 26

Collection ID (for staff)

CMD ID 2392

Biographical / Historical

No information on the photographer or collector is available.

Other Finding Aids

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Immediate Source of Acquisition

The lantern slides were donated to the library by Surrey Record Office via the British Records Association (BRA No. 2587) on 6th February 1997.
History of the British Empire
Paul Davidson
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Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

Weston Library
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Oxford OX1 3BG United Kingdom