Magic Lantern Slide: Jew's Ear Fungus (Hirneola auricula-judae)

Description
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.
Accession Loan No.
45/1960/95/187
Collection Class
Social and industrial history
Common Name
Magic Lantern Slide: Jew's Ear Fungus (Hirneola auricula-judae)
Simple Name
slide
Full Name
Lantern Slide: Jew's Ear Fungus (Hirneola auricula-judae)
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
Inter War (1918-1939)
Production Date
24/1/1926
Production Country
United Kingdom
Production Area Region
North
Production Continent
Europe
Family Group

Material
glass; paper; photographic emulsion; pigment
Inscription / Transcription
Handwritten 'Z.177 Jews Ear Fungus' on top edge; Handwritten 'Jews Ear Fungus (Hirneola auricula-judae) / Jan.24.26 / S.C.P.' on masking strip at left; 'A.O. Rowden' on masking strip at left; 'Z.177' on bottom binding strip

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