Magic Lantern Slide: Evening at Shaldon

Description
This magic lantern slide shows a view of a boat in the water at Shaldon, Devon in 1910.

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.
313/1977/26
Collection Class
Social and industrial history
Common Name
Magic Lantern Slide: Evening at Shaldon
Simple Name
slide
Full Name
Lantern Slide: Evening at Shaldon
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
Shaldon
Collection County
Devon
Collection Country
United Kingdom
Collection Area Region
Northern Europe
Collection Continent
Europe
Inscription / Transcription
handwritten 'Evening at Shaldon 1910' on mount

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