Magic Lantern Slide: Group of traders in street (slide)


This photograph by Alfred Oliver Rowden shows a street scene. The three pieces of equipment against the wall appear to be a portable peepshow, and two knife-grinding wheels. A sign on the wall refers to 'Marjan[?] Mosque'. Rowden was in Mesopotamia during the First World War and was not sent home until 1919 or 1920. He photographed daily scenes like this to record his experiences.


handwritten 'M 418' on top edge
handwritten 'S.C.P. 418' on masking strip

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