Magic Lantern Slide: Minster Abbey Ruins near Margate

This photographic slide by William Weaver Baker shows the ruins of Minster Abbey in Ramsgate, Thanet. Following the Dissolution of the monasteries the was used as a farmhouse, until 1927 when the community of St Walburga in Bavaria refounded the Benedictine community. The ruins to the left of the photograph are part of the ruined chapel, which is marked by the flower beds.
Accession Loan No.
Collection Class
Social and industrial history
Common Name
Magic Lantern Slide: Minster Abbey Ruins near Margate
Simple Name
Full Name
Lantern Slide: Minster Abbey Ruins near Margate
whole width 83 mm; whole H 83 mm; whole TH 2.5 mm
Production Person Surname
Production Person Initials
W. Weaver
Period Classification
Inter War (1918-1939)
Production Date
Production Country
United Kingdom
Production Area Region
Production Continent
Family Group

glass; paper; photographic emulsion
Inscription / Transcription
handwritten 'MINSTER ABBEY RUINS' on top edge; handwritten 'Minster Abbey Ruins near Margate.' on mount

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