An interesting cased set of geological specimens arranged by Thomas D. Russell.
Four lift-out trays with over 200 specimens all numbered with a little printed label and housed in there own little compartment complete with hand written labels with title and place were found. Inside the lid of the box a paper label:
Health Exhibition, 1884 – Division, Education
Prize Medal Awarded for
Geological Collections for science teaching.
Thomas D. Russell,
Geologist and Mineralogist
11, John Street, Bedford Row
London, W. C.
A truly fine set of specimens with nice examples of what Mother Earth is given us….
Dimensions box: 39 cm wide, 26 cm deep and 17 cm high.
England, ca 1900.