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Leo Walmsley's Glass Slides of Sea Specimens

My brother Simon, who passed away in June 2013, had been given two boxes of glass slides, containing photographs of sea specimens and flora; photos taken by Leo and Suzanne in France (to illustrate the story Leo wrote about the trip with donkey and cart to the Pyrenees, click here); and photos taken in East Africa by Leo in WWI and between the two World Wars (to see these, click here)

This webpage displays glass slides of sea specimens. It's hard to know whether Leo took these photos, or if he simply gathered them (there were some glass slides of flowers in the boxes, but these were copyrighted by Somerville Hastings, M.B.).  Also, while some assume many were taken in Yorkshire, Leo visited Mombasa, Kenya during his time in East Africa, and I'm wondering if some of the specimens were found by him there, and photographed by him. Any insights anyone has about these, please share them!

 

 


Starfish

Crabs

Fish

Other specimens