Magic Lantern Slide: Plan of the City of Excester

The photograph on this magic lantern slide is of a map of ‘Excester’, an early name for Exeter. The plan mainly emphasises Exeter Castle and the city wall. The slide was made by William Weaver Baker who had an interest in the history of Exeter, and probably used this as a lecture slide.
Accession Loan No.
Collection Class
Social and industrial history
Common Name
Magic Lantern Slide: Plan of the City of Excester
Simple Name
Full Name
Lantern Slide: Plan of the City of Excester
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 'PLAN OF EXETER' on top edge; handwritten 'Plan of the City of Excester' on mount

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