Display boards on Mr Derrick Porter

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Display boards on the case of Mr Derrick Porter, a roofer, d. 1981 from mesothelioma after cutting asbestos sheets for 12 years from 1948 to 1960.
Includes black and white photographs of lung digest samples and lung tissue sections examined using the transmission electron microscope, and summary of the Porter case. Also graph of x-ray micro-analysis identifying chrysotile.

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Archivist's Note

Created by Anna-K Mayer, 24 November 2016

Located at Reading Room AP10.8 / OEDA drawer 1

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