Magic Lantern Slide: The Laxey Wheel, Isle of Man (slide)


This slide shows the Laxey wheel on the Isle of Man, it is a large wheel with a large column with stairs leading up. This shot is covered by foliage witch hides the wheel a great deal, fortunately this is a very well lit environment allowing the audience to see the full image.

William Weaver Baker was a keen local amateur photographer and his collection of lantern slides offer a rare glimpse of Exeter and the surrounding area in the early twentieth century.


handwritten 'LAXY[sic] WHEEL I.O.M.' on top edge
handwritten 'The Laxey Wheel -- Isle of Man / Diameter 72½ feet. Horse Power 200' on mount

This object is not on display.

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