Magic Lantern Slide: Portion of Comb of Common Wasp (Vespa vulgaris) x 5 (slide)


This photographic magic lantern slide was created by Alfred Rowden, an amateur photographer from Exeter. During the First World War he continued his hobbies of photography and nature study and often visited Stoke Woods, near Exeter and other places upstream in the Exe Valley.


handwritten 'E 436 Wasp Comb x4[sic] E 436' on top edge
handwritten '1 / Portion of Comb X5 of Common Wasp (Vespa vulgaris) / A.O. Rowden Aug.13.16 / Showing empty cells from which wasp has emerged, grubs in situ and sealed cells containing pupae. E 436 A.O. Rowden Exeter' on masking strips

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