Magic Lantern Slide: Nest of Vespa Norvegica

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 recorded scenery and wildlife specimens around Devon, like this wasp’s nest.
Accession Loan No.
45/1960/95/312
Collection Class
Social and industrial history
Common Name
Magic Lantern Slide: Nest of Vespa Norvegica
Simple Name
slide
Full Name
Lantern Slide: Nest of Vespa Norvegica
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
31/7/1930
Production Country
United Kingdom
Production Area Region
North
Production Continent
Europe
Family Group

Material
glass; paper; photographic emulsion
Inscription / Transcription
handwritten 'Nest of Vespa Norvegica Jy.31.30 / A.O. Rowden / Pag. Trans Z.567. M.Q.' on masking strips

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