Two wooden boxes containing glass lantern slides used by Treat Baldwin Johnson (1875-1947), a graduate of the Sheffield Scientific School who became a professor of chemistry at Yale University. One inscription reads “GIVEN IN MEMORY OF PROFESSOR TREAT B. JOHNSON BY MRS TREAT B. JOHNSON.” Another reads “A. T. THOMPSON & CO. MNFRS 26 BROMFIELD ST. BOSTON.” Albert T. Thompson began in business in Boston in 1871, making and selling stereopticons, lantern slides, etc.

Ref: Hubert Bradford Vickery, “Treat Baldwin Johnson,” National Academy of Sciences Biographical Memoirs (1952).

Owner And Assembler: Johnson, Treat B.Manufacturer: A. T. Thompson and Company

Location: Currently not on view

Place Made: United States: Massachusetts, Boston

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Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: 1979.1177.01.01.01Accession Number: 1979.1177Catalog Number: 1979.1177.01.01.01

Object Name: Slides (2 Boxes of 50 Slides Each)slide

Measurements: box 2: 12.1 cm x 34 cm x 11.5 cm; 4 3/4 in x 13 3/8 in x 4 1/2 inbox 1: 11.5 cm x 32.2 cm x 11.5 cm; 4 1/2 in x 12 11/16 in x 4 1/2 ineach slide: 4 in x 3 1/4 in; 10.16 cm x 8.255 cmoverall: 4 1/2 in x 4 1/4 in x 12 1/2 in; 11.43 cm x 10.795 cm x 31.75 cm

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Record Id: nmah_93

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