Magic Lantern Slide: Trucks derailed by storm, Baghdad

Description
This photographic slide by Alfred Oliver Rowden shows railway trucks belonging to the ‘Mesopotamian Railways’ which have become derailed. Rowden was in Mesopotamia during the First World War and was not sent home until 1919 or 1920. He photographed daily scenes like this to record his experiences.
Accession Loan No.
45/1960/95/1025
Collection Class
Social and industrial history
Common Name
Magic Lantern Slide: Trucks derailed by storm, Baghdad
Simple Name
slide
Full Name
Lantern Slide: Trucks derailed by storm, Baghdad
Dimensions
whole width 83 mm; whole H 83 mm; whole TH 2.5 mm
Production Person Surname
Rowden
Production Person Initials
A.O.
Period Classification
World War I (1914-1918); Inter War (1918-1939)
Production Date
1920
Production Country
United Kingdom
Production Area Region
North
Production Continent
Europe
Family Group

Material
glass; paper; photographic emulsion
Inscription / Transcription
handwritten 'M 610 Derailment' on top edge; handwritten 'Trucks derailed by storm Baghdad. / A.O. Rowden / Bar. Gas. M/610 H.Q.Br.' on masking strips

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