Magic Lantern Slide: We jamb in the Narrows, River Tigris

Description
This photograph by Alfred Rowden shows a scene on the river Tigris in which the boat has become stuck. 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.
45/1960/95/1121
Collection Class
Social and industrial history
Common Name
Magic Lantern Slide: We jamb in the Narrows, River Tigris
Simple Name
slide
Full Name
Lantern Slide: We jamb in the Narrows, River Tigris
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 857 Jamb in Narrows.' on top edge; handwritten 'We jamb[sic] in the Narrows. R. Tigris. / A.O. Rowden / Pag. Trans. M/857 H.Q Br.' on masking strips

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