1) Slides from the 1880s of staff and furniture. 2) Slides from the 1920s of staff, wards, theatres, kitchen and laundry room. 3) Slides from the 1940s - 1960s of staff, people, buildings and drawings of Dundee Royal Infirmary. 4) Slides from the 1970s - 1980s showing areas of the hospital including wards, theatres, corridors, kitchen and laundry room. 5) Various slides showing windows, rooms and staircases.
A group of lantern slides some produced commercially by the American Colony Photo. Dept., Matson Photo Service and G. Raad, others appear to have been taken by Dr D.W. Torrance, Dr H.W. Torrance and others and are earlier, possibly 19th Century. Dated slides are from 1926 and 1927 but others are earlier possibly 19th Century. Themes include bibilial scenes, customs, medical conditions, flowers and family pictures. Particular places illustrated include in the Middle East: Baaklin, Bethsaida, Capernaum, Dead Sea, Jerusalem, Kirjath, Jearim, Lake Galilee, Lake Meron, Mount Hermon, Mount of Ormar, Nazareth, Nazardine (Nazaradeen), Tiberias, Valley of the Pigeons and Zarepta. . 1-57 housed in original lantern box - damaged. 58-105 - many housed in original lantern plate boxes.