Magic Lantern Slide: Moharram Festival, Oct. 17th

This photograph shows a group of men during Muharram. Although the slide is in the collection created by Alfred Rowden, the title on the slide shows the photograph was reproduced from an image by someone called Tanner. This was presumably a fellow military man, as there are several other photos by him in Rowden’s collection. Rowden was in Mesopotamia during the First World War and was not sent home until 1919 or 1920.
Accession Loan No.
Collection Class
Social and industrial history
Common Name
Magic Lantern Slide: Moharram Festival, Oct. 17th
Simple Name
Full Name
Lantern Slide: Moharram Festival, Oct. 17th
whole width 83 mm; whole H 83 mm; whole TH 2.5 mm
Production Person Surname
Tanner; Rowden
Production Person Initials
; A.O.
Period Classification
World War I (1914-1918); Inter War (1918-1939)
Production Date
Production Country
United Kingdom
Production Area Region
Production Continent
Family Group

glass; paper; photographic emulsion
Inscription / Transcription
handwritten 'T.49' on top edge; handwritten 'Moharram Festival Oct.17th / Tanner's Neg 49' on masking strips

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