Magic Lantern Slide: Starlings Roost 'Fan' Manoevre

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. He was especially interested in birds and often visited Stoke Woods, on the outskirts of Exeter, to study nature.
Accession Loan No.
45/1960/95/273
Collection Class
Social and industrial history
Common Name
Magic Lantern Slide: Starlings Roost 'Fan' Manoevre
Simple Name
slide
Full Name
Lantern Slide: Starlings Roost 'Fan' Manoevre
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
3/1930
Production Country
United Kingdom
Production Area Region
North
Production Continent
Europe
Family Group

Material
glass; paper; photographic emulsion
Inscription / Transcription
Handwritten title [illegible - completely faded] on top edge; Handwritten 'Starlings Roost / 'Fan' Manoevre[sic] Mch 1930' on masking strip at top; 'A.O. Rowden' on masking strip at right; 'S.C.P. Z.504 MQ' on masking strip at bottom

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