Reading Convention bargain
At the last ‘real life’ meeting of microscopists at the Reading Convention on 14th March, I was lucky enough to buy a set of 80 lantern slides for £9! They range in subjects from human anatomy to food adulteration, mostly made by E. G. Wood of Queen St., Cheapside, London.
The original idea was to project these using a lantern slide projector at Quekex in the Natural History Museum, but I hope the photographs give some idea of the quality and range. Perhaps next year we can do so in a more normal situation.
Nervous system of a beetle
On a personal note, I would like to thank the many Quekett members who phoned and supported me through an experience of a broken leg, followed by hospital-donated serious Covid infection. I hope 2021 is kinder to us all.