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Scottish National Exhibition, 1908

The Scottish National Exhibition in Saughton Park, Edinburgh, ran for only six months, opening on May 1 1908 and closing on October 31, 1908. Admission was 10 shillings 6 pence (roughly $20 in today's dollars, adjusted for inflation) and 3.5 million people visited the Exhibition. The fair included an Incubator Baby Institute, as did many exhibitions of that era, which appears to have used the Lion incubators and was directed by M. Ehrlich.


Catalog of the exhibition, courtesy of Brian Duncan.


Plan of the exhibition, from the catalog, courtesy of Brian Duncan.


Listing of the incubator exhibit, from the catalog, courtesy of Brian Duncan.
"404 - M. Ehrlick. Baby Incubator Institute."


Exhibition Study Group page on the Scottish Exhibition of 1908
Saughton's Glorious Summer of 1908, Edinburgh Libraries
Moving images of the Scottish National Exhibition, National Library of Scotland
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