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Volume CLX-A-1324

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Contains 2 Collections and/or Records:

18th century Royal warrant commanding the preparation of letters patent granting Robert Barker use for fourteen years of his invention 'La nature a coup d'oeil ... for displaying views of nature ... by oil painting', or 'panorama'

 Fonds — Volume: CLX-A-1324
Identifier: Coll-1692
Scope and Contents This document is of significant interest as a record of the invention of what became one of the most popular forms of public entertainment in the first half of the 19th century.It is a Warrant signed by George III commanding the preparation of letters patent granting to Robert Barker the sole use for fourteen years of his invention of 'an entire new contrivance or apparatus which he calls la nature a coup d'oeil for the purpose of displaying views of nature at large by oil...

Material relating to the veterinarian, Frederick Kidd

 File — Volume: CLX-A-1324, Object: Plan Chest.6., Object: Plan Chest.6.
Identifier: Coll-1695
Scope and Contents The material is composed of: 2 x scrolls or certificates, being: 17 December 1888 - Member of the College of Veterinary Surgery - signed by various individuals; and, 1888-1889 - Edinburgh Veterinary Medical Association - signed by the President, Thomas Wally, the Vice President, J. McFadyean, the Hon. Vice President, A? Baird, the Secretary, C. D. Watkins, and Charles Stevenson the Librarian 1 x notebook of treatments and costs for clients, 1920s to...