Magic Lantern Slide: Flower Studies - Canterbury Bell

This photographic slide by William Weaver Baker shows a specimen of the plant commonly known as Canterbury Bell. The flowers are bell-shaped and violet blue in colour, while the stem is reddish-brown with bristles. This slide is unusual as a large area is missing, and seems to have been damaged, or an attempt to edit the image in some way. Weaver Baker was a keen amateur photographer and produced sets of slides on different themes, this slide being part of a set of 52 flower images.
Accession Loan No.
Collection Class
Social and industrial history
Common Name
Magic Lantern Slide: Flower Studies - Canterbury Bell
Simple Name
Full Name
Lantern Slide: Canterbury Bell
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
Collector / Excavator
Weaver Baker, Mr
Inscription / Transcription
handwritten slide title on mount

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