Magic Lantern Slide: The last of the Gorge -- Lydford

Description
This magic lantern slide shows a view of Lydford Gorge in Dartmoor National Park, Devon.

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.
Accession Loan No.
313/1977/12
Collection Class
Social and industrial history
Common Name
Magic Lantern Slide: The last of the Gorge -- Lydford
Simple Name
slide
Full Name
Lantern Slide: The last of the Gorge -- Lydford
Dimensions
whole width 83 mm; whole H 83 mm; whole TH 2.5 mm
Production Person Surname
Baker
Production Person Initials
W. Weaver
Period Classification
Edwardian (1901-1914); World War I (1914-1918); Inter War (1918-1939)
Production Year Low
1908
Production Year High
1937
Production Country
United Kingdom
Production Area Region
North
Production Continent
Europe
Family Group

Material
glass; paper; photographic emulsion
Collection Town
Lydford
Collection Country
United Kingdom: England
Collection Area Region
Northern Europe
Collection Continent
Europe
Inscription / Transcription
handwritten 'The last of the Gorge -- Lydford. 1911' on mount

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