Magic Lantern Slide: British soldiers and local people at river bank

Description
This photographic slide by Alfred Oliver Rowden shows a large number of people on the shore of water source, with two lorries on a track behind them. Some people are filling their water bottles, and it seems likely this was a rest stop during a journey. 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.
45/1960/95/1104
Simple Name
slide
Full Name
Lantern Slide: British soldiers and local people at river bank
Common Name
Magic Lantern Slide: British soldiers and local people at river bank
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 789' on top edge; handwritten 'S.C.P. 789 H.Q.' on masking strip
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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