Magic Lantern Slide: In Lydford Gorge, 1926

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. This photograph is part of a series recording a group visit to Dartmoor, but sadly the names of the people in the image are not known.
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Collection Class
Social and industrial history
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Magic Lantern Slide: In Lydford Gorge, 1926
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Lantern Slide: In Lydford Gorge, 1926
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
Inscription / Transcription
handwritten 'Z 268 Lydford Gorge' on top edge; handwritten ' In Lydford Gorge. 1926 / A.O. Rowden / P.R.L. Z.268 H.Q Am.Br.' on masking strips

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