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Aerial tuning inductor from the Rugby Radio Station, 1943-1966
SCM - Radio Communication
radio transmitter
Unknown maker
United Kingdom
1943-1966

Aerial tuning inductor from the very-low-frequency (16 kHz) transmitter (callsign GBR) installed at Rugby Radio Station, unknown maker, British, 1943-1966. Constructed in 1943 to the original 1926 design, and as modified in 1966, together with separate transformer and variometer with supporting framework.   [More Info]


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The Day Dream
NMeM - Photographs
carbon print
Cameron, Julia Margaret (1815-1879)
1867-1875

A photographic study of Mary Ann Hillier (1847-1936) entitled 'The Day Dream', taken by Julia Margaret Cameron. This is a carbon print made from the orginal negative by Julia Margaret Cameron (1815-1879) some time after 1869.   [More Info]


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LNER steam locomotive 'Mallard' 4-6-2 A4 Pacific class, No 4468, 1938
NRM - Locomotives and Rolling Stock
steam locomotive
Gresley, Sir Nigel; London & North Eastern Railway
Doncaster railway works, Doncaster, Doncaster, South Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom
1938

   [More Info]


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Globuscope Panoramic Camera
NMeM - Photographic Technology
panoramic camera
Globus Limited
New York
1982

Globuscope 1000 360 degree panoramic camera for 35mm film by Globus Ltd., 44 West 24th Street, New York, 1982. Serial No 4091, Patent No 4,241,985. Motorised.   [More Info]


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