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    • before 1978

    Soldiers are of various different designs; each seems to be hand painted.

    • after 1821

    A portrait of Sir Humphry Davy (1778–1829) seated at a desk with a burner lamp on his left and a quill in a holder in the foreground.

  1. Adjustable mauve colored cotton self tie bow tie.

    • 1800s

    An alchemist takes the pulse of an elegant female patient, inside a cavernous chamber decorated with fine paintings and luxurious furnishings. Above the mantle hangs a painted hunting scene which resembles the work of…

    • 1980

    William Henry Perkin depicted in his laboratory. Perkin, center, examines test dyeing of silk taffeta with mauve aniline dye. Left, his father, the backer of the plant, stands behind Perkin and admires the fabric. In…

    • circa 1640 – 1677

    In the warm light of a left-hand window, a scholar sits absorbed in his work. His desk is topped with a wooden lectern, small vials and vessels, a globe, and an apothecary's jar with a red cloth lid. The room in which…

    • 1940 – 1949

    This vessel is believed to be one of the original fermentation pans used by researchers at Oxford University to produce penicillin in the 1940s.

    Rectangular porcelain vessel used for growing penicillin; sealed at all…

    • 1700s

    Seated in a disorderly and rustic workshop, an alchemist examines a flask while scratching his head, deep in thought. Scattered about the floor are books, vessels, and a dog which has curled up in a pile of straw. More…

    • 1700s

    A bearded alchemist sits in the midst of a bustling workshop, tending a small brazier of coals with a hand-bellows. Objects for metalworking- including an anvil, crucible, furnace and hammer- are joined by vessels for…

    • circa 1640 – 1677

    The alchemist's workroom, cluttered with broken vessels and scattered papers, is lit with warm yellow light from the double window at left. Through a large archway we see the alchemist at work by his desk, studiously…

    • 1700s

    A bearded, seated alchemist, wearing glasses and bright red shirt, bends over an open book on a desk stacked high with a mess of papers and glassware. The trail of books continues to the ground with broken and unbroken…

    • circa 1640 – 1677

    A dark study illuminated by single leaded glass window at left; in middle ground a seated man behind cluttered desk faces slightly left; open and closed books, papers, jars and jugs scattered on floor; at right a seated…

    • 1800s

    A physician wearing the traditional physician's cap conducts a urinoscopy on the flask he holds. A woman is seated beside him, waiting for the results. In the foreground the alchemist's assistant is tending to a furnace…

    • 1938 – 1960

    Green wooden case with textured green paper surface; label on front of case features a young boy looking through a microscope and an enlarged image of a dog flea; metal latch opens double-sided interior. 16 glass test…

    • 1953

    Wooden grey-blue case that opens on a hinge. Inside, the left side of the case contains: a sealed glass bottle of mounting cement, a sealed glass bottle of thinner, small cardboard boxes labeled "Microcraft Microscopy…

    • 1940 – 1949

    Wooden box painted red with white speckled paint design; case opens on a hinge to reveal nine (9) test tubes on left containing: sodium iodide solution, bleaching powder, sodium salicylate, cobalt chloride, ferric…

    • 1954

    Wooden case with a blue synthetic covering. Case opens on a hinge to reveal three shelves of amber glass bottles with red metal lids; 21 bottles containing the following: aluminum sulphate, ammonium chloride, borax,…

    • 1960 – 1969

    White metal case with color graphic of two young boys using the Gilbert microscope set. Case opens on a hinge. Inside, a blue styrofoam tray holds a plastic microscope, an electric plug-in light, an objective lens, a…

    • circa 1996

    Gray plastic (Rubbermaid) container; two panels open to the right and left and snap into place with small protrusions on the raised base platform; platform also has two support sticks that can be rotated outward so…

    • 1930 – 1939

    Wooden case with two steel handles on top and cabinet doors on both sides which are secured with a steel latch; on one side, case inside has a steel red shelf with seven wooden chemical containers; below the shelf is a…

    • 1943

    Board-game like rectangular cardboard box; box top comes off and reveals a blue cardboard frame in the box bottom to support various set components; to the top right of the frame is a row of six wooden chemical…

    • 1880 – 1899

    Folding black leather case that can be secured shut with two metal snaps. Case opens to reveal two rows of glass vials secured in place by leather straps. There are 38 glass vials total: the top row holds 19 glass…

    • 1958

    Hollow 8 mm tube of crimped, flexible Dacron, offwhite in color, and pink orange product label housed in original sealed plastic bag.

    • circa 1890

    Long, thin tin cylinder container with paper label and small cap. Cap opens to reveal roll of cream-colored bandage.

  2. Black case that opens by pressing in bronze button to reveal bright blue satin interior lining. Inside, the bottom half of the case holds a paper hemoglobin color chart secured to a white plastic mount; the top half of…