Magic Lantern Slide: Exeter Misericord

Description
This image is from a collection of glass lantern slides created by Mr Weaver Baker in 1911. It shows one of the medieval misericord seats in Exeter Cathedral carved in the form of a plant with leaves surrounding a human head. Weaver Baker’s collection forms an early and detailed photographic record of Exeter Cathedral and other historic buildings in the city.
Accession Loan No.
322/1977/27
Collection Class
Social and industrial history
Common Name
Magic Lantern Slide: Exeter Misericord
Simple Name
slide
Full Name
Lantern Slide: Exeter Misericord
Dimensions
whole W 83 mm; whole H 83 mm; whole TH 2.5 mm
Production Person Surname
Baker
Production Person Initials
W. Weaver
Period Classification
Early Medieval (1200-1400); Edwardian (1901-1914)
Production Date
1911; 1911
Production Country
United Kingdom
Production Area Region
North
Production Continent
Europe
Family Group

Material
glass; paper; photographic emulsion
Collector / Excavator
Weaver Baker, W, Mr
Collection Town
Exeter
Collection County
Devon
Collection Country
United Kingdom: England
Collection Area Region
Northern Europe
Collection Continent
Europe
Inscription / Transcription
handwritten '27' on label at top corner; handwritten 'Exeter Misericord.' on mount

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