Magic Lantern Slide: Cottage in Selworthy Green

This slide by William Weaver Baker shows a cottage at Selworthy Green on Exmoor. Selworthy Green included six cottages for Holnicote estate pensioners, built in the early nineteenth century. The cottages were seen as remarkable as they retained their thatched roofs and were traditionally constructed. Weaver Baker generally took photographs of buildings and objects around Exeter, but slides like this show he was also interested in architecture further afield.
Accession Loan No.
Collection Class
Social and industrial history
Common Name
Magic Lantern Slide: Cottage in Selworthy Green
Simple Name
Full Name
Lantern Slide: Cottage in Selworthy Green
whole width 83 mm; whole H 83 mm; whole TH 2.5 mm
Production Person Surname
Production Person Initials
W. Weaver
Period Classification
Edwardian (1901-1914); World War I (1914-1918); Inter War (1918-1939)
Production Country
United Kingdom
Production Area Region
Production Continent
Family Group

glass; paper; photographic emulsion
Inscription / Transcription
handwritten 'SELWORTHY GREEN COTTAGE' on top edge; handwritten 'Cottage in Selworthy Green.'

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