London, South Kensington
6 April 2011
A cabinet of mineral specimens
Thomas Murby, cicra 1922
containing 200 mineral specimens in four trays, each specimen numbered and with identification label [one specimen a later replacement and unlabelled], a printed list Murby's mineral specimens, illustrating Rutley's mineralogy, in wooden case with maker's label to inside lid.
17½in. (44.5cm.) wide
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Michael. P. Robbing the Sparry Garniture : A 200 Year History of British Mineral Dealers 1750-1950 (Tuscon, 2006), p.217.
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