Magic Lantern Slide: Bat

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.
Accession Loan No.
45/1960/95/342
Collection Class
Social and industrial history
Common Name
Magic Lantern Slide: Bat
Simple Name
slide
Full Name
Lantern Slide: Bat
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 Year Low
1924
Production Year High
1941
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 'Bat Fixing Bath [illegible]' on top binding strip; 'A.O. Rowden' on right binding strip; 'Ilf. Gas. Z.644 M.Q.3' on bottom binding strip

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