Magic Lantern Slide: Picking Daffodils at Dunsford

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, and this is one of his most brightly-coloured images.
Accession Loan No.
Collection Class
Social and industrial history
Common Name
Magic Lantern Slide: Picking Daffodils at Dunsford
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Lantern Slide: Picking Daffodils at Dunsford
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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Production Country
United Kingdom
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glass; paper; photographic emulsion; pigment
Inscription / Transcription
handwritten 'Z.468 Picking daffodils Dunsford' on top edge; handwritten 'Picking Daffodils at Dunsford. / Ap.4.24 / A.O. Rowden / Merrall + Mum / Pag. Trans. tinted Z.468. Rytol' on binding and masking strips

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