Microscope Slide Collection
This collections contains over 15,000 microscope slides, dating from the 1700s.
Objects in this collection have museum identification numbers with the prefix RCSMS.
Includes slides prepared by:
- Microscopist John Thomas Quekett (1815-1861)
- Pioneering dentists Sir John Tomes (1815- 1895) and his son Sir Charles Tomes (1846- 1928)
- Primatologist William Osman Hill (1901-1975)
The Hunterian Collection also includes slides made by anatomist William Hewson (1739-1774)