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    Sale 5746

    The Roger Warner Collection - Part II

    20 - 21 January 2009, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 584

    A VICTORIAN MAHOGANY-CASED COLLECTION OF SPECIMENS FOR THE EDUCATION OF CHILDREN

    CIRCA 1850

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    A VICTORIAN MAHOGANY-CASED COLLECTION OF SPECIMENS FOR THE EDUCATION OF CHILDREN
    CIRCA 1850
    With four lift out trays containing various minerals, textile fragments, natural history fragments etc.
    12 in. (31 cm.) wide
    Together with a Victorian mahogany box of microscope slides (2)


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    The box is sold with a photocopy of 'Lessons on Objects, as given to children between the ages of six and eight in a Pestalozzian school at Cheam Surrey, 1851.' listing a series of educational objects.

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    Exhibited

    'Childhood', A Loan Exhibition, Sotheby's London, 2-27 January 1988, no. 634.