Magic Lantern Slide: Arundel Castle from the Park

Description
This slide by William Weaver Baker shows the top of Arundel Castle, West Sussex, above the trees of the park. The castle was left to decay after the Civil War, but it was restored by the 15th Duke of Norfolk and completed in 1900. The discolouration at the bottom right corner of the slide is caused by chemical deterioration. Weaver Baker mainly took photographs in Exeter but also went further afield to produce slides showing interesting architectural features.
Accession Loan No.
313/1977/163
Collection Class
Social and industrial history
Common Name
Magic Lantern Slide: Arundel Castle from the Park
Simple Name
slide
Full Name
Lantern Slide: Arundel Castle from the Park
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 Country
United Kingdom
Production Area Region
North
Production Continent
Europe
Family Group

Material
glass; paper; photographic emulsion
Inscription / Transcription
handwritten 'ARUNDEL CASTLE' on top edge; handwritten 'Arundel Castle from the Park' on mount

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