Magic Lantern Slide: Misericord. Exeter. E. English. 1220-1230

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. Weaver Baker’s collection forms an early and detailed photographic record of Exeter Cathedral and other historic buildings in the city.
Accession Loan No.
Collection Class
Social and industrial history
Common Name
Magic Lantern Slide: Misericord. Exeter. E. English. 1220-1230
Simple Name
Full Name
Lantern Slide: Misericord. Exeter. E. English. 1220-1230
whole W 83 mm; whole H 83 mm; whole TH 2.5 mm
Production Person Surname
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
Production Continent
Family Group

glass; paper; photographic emulsion
Collector / Excavator
Weaver Baker, W, Mr
Collection Town
Collection County
Collection Country
United Kingdom: England
Collection Area Region
Northern Europe
Collection Continent
Inscription / Transcription
handwritten '56' on top edge; handwritten '5' on label at top corner; handwritten 'Misericord. Exeter. E. English. 1220-1230' on mount

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