Magic Lantern Slide: View from Pelly's Pass, Persia

This photographic slide by Alfred Oliver Rowden shows a landscape scene with a route known as ‘Pelly’s Pass’, presumably named after the victorian Sir Lewis Pelly. It is a duplicate image of slide 45/1960/95/1095. 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.
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Social and industrial history
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Magic Lantern Slide: View from Pelly's Pass, Persia
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Lantern Slide: View from Pelly's Pass, Persia
whole width 83 mm; whole H 83 mm; whole TH 2.5 mm
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Period Classification
World War I (1914-1918); Inter War (1918-1939)
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United Kingdom
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glass; paper; photographic emulsion
Inscription / Transcription
handwritten 'M 713'[sic] on top edge; handwritten '773' on masking strip; printed '11' on label

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