A full plate (21.5 x 16.5cms) autochrome by Olive Edis, of Sir John Tomes, the eminent nineteenth century dentist.
Olive Edis was a pioneering female photographer and one of the earliest to experiment with the autochrome process. Very few of her photographs remain in private hands.
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Antique Microscopes has been trading in scientific antiques since 1998, during which time we have often sourced rare items for world-class collections and institutions worldwide. Our speciality is in early English achromatic microscopes and Victorian microscope slides