Magic Lantern Slide: Mid-day Siesta, Baghdad

Description
This photographic slide by Alfred Oliver Rowden shows the inside of a military tent in the camp at Baghdad, with two soldiers resting in the mid-day heat. Rowden was in Mesopotamia during the First World War and was not sent home until 1919 or 1920. He photographed scenes like this to record his experiences.
Accession Loan No.
45/1960/95/1050
Simple Name
slide
Full Name
Lantern Slide: Mid-day Siesta, Baghdad
Common Name
Magic Lantern Slide: Mid-day Siesta, Baghdad
Production Person Surname
Rowden
Production Person Initials
A.O.
Production Country
United Kingdom
Material
glass; paper; photographic emulsion
Period Classification
World War I (1914-1918); Inter War (1918-1939)
Collection Class
Social and industrial history
Production Area Region
North
Production Continent
Europe
Production Date
1920
Inscription / Transcription
handwritten 'M.685 Midday Siesta. Baghdad.' on top edge; handwritten 'Mid day Siesta. Baghdad. / A.O. Rowden. / S.C.P. M.685 M.Q.2' on masking strips
Family Group

Dimensions
whole width 83 mm; whole H 83 mm; whole TH 2.5 mm
Created At
2017-05-08 09:13:48
Updated At
2020-01-28 11:44:52

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