Magic Lantern Slide: Fungus on birch, Daedalea confragosa

Alfred Rowden was a keen amateur photographer and natural historian in Exeter. He often gave talks at local field clubs, illustrated with magic lantern slides that he created or purchased from commercial manufacturers. Alfred has hand-painted this black and white photograph to represent the colours of the fungus specimen.
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Social and industrial history
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Magic Lantern Slide: Fungus on birch, Daedalea confragosa
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Lantern Slide: Fungus on birch, Daedalea confragosa
whole width 83 mm; whole H 83 mm; whole TH 2.5 mm
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Period Classification
Inter War (1918-1939)
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United Kingdom
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glass; paper; photographic emulsion; pigment
Inscription / Transcription
handwritten 'Z 121 Daedalea confragosa' on top edge; handwritten 'Fungus on birch. Daedalea confragosa 10/4/25 / A.O. Rowden / S.C.P. Z.121' on masking strips

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