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Microscope - Slide Box, circa 1970s Object Reg. No: HT 2822

Mahogany cabinet for housing microscope slides. Slides prepared during mid 70s by JC Cox as a project on the rabbit parasite encephalition cuniculi. Used by Commonwealth Serum Laboratories (CSL) Ltd., Parkville, Victoria.
Varnished wooden box with two doors on front with clear glass panes. Lockable, with metal handle at top. Flat, custom drawers, velvet lined, contain samples mounted on glass slides. Drawers are numbered 1 - 27 (28 drawers: handle no. 28 missing), labelled with such names as 'Wild Rabbit', 'Horse Slides', 'Monkey', 'Fahey', 'GVH' and 'Misc'. Each drawer contains three rows of approx 10-15 slides. Not all are full.
Acquisition Information:
Donation from CSL Ltd (Commonwealth Serum Laboratories), 2004
Discipline: Technology

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Tagged with: infectious diseases, laboratory apparatus, microscope accessories, rabbit control
Themes this item is part of: Medicine in Society Collection, Science & Measurement Collection, CSL (Commonwealth Serum Laboratories) Collection
Primary Classification: MEDICINE & HEALTH
Secondary Classification: Medical Research
Tertiary Classification: laboratory equipment
User: CSL Ltd (Commonwealth Serum Laboratories), Parkville, Victoria, Australia, circa 1970s

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