Stapled thin leaflet cover entitled “Natural Philosophy Laboratory University of Melbourne. Inspection of New Wing and Exhibition of Physical Apparatus and Experiments. Friday, August 25th, 1939 8pm to 10pm”. 15 pages in leaflet.
Black and white photograph portrait of G.F. Dainty”
History of object: “No. 5 G.F. Dainty Author of The Prism Aust. J. of Optometry (30 April 1941) PP 151-173. Newton’s Rings Pt II Aust. J. of Optometry (May 1939). See H.C. Bolton, JJ. McNeill and the development of Optical Research in Australkia Historical Records of Australian Science 5 No. 4 (1983) pp. 55-70 Ref. 56”
A set of nine display posters, approx. 51cm x 64cm, of photographs, pages of pamphlets, newspaper cuttings, all stuck on cardboard with scotch tape. The set is mostly in good state of preservation, as at time of typing (1 March 2000) and no attempt has been made to remount or restore.
Sheet of operating instructions which mentions that O. Steiger is the Patentee. On separate stand about 600mms high Plaque: ‘Sole Agents for Australia / Peacock Bros. PtyLtd / Business Systems / Melbourne, Sydney, Adelaide, Brisbane, Perth’