Magic Lantern Slide: Lycaste skinneri

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. The hand-written title on the slide binding shows it belonged to Ralph Morgan, another keen Exeter naturalist, and that it was used in a lecture about Kew Garden flowers.
Accession Loan No.
45/1960/95/41
Collection Class
Social and industrial history
Common Name
Magic Lantern Slide: Lycaste skinneri
Simple Name
slide
Full Name
Lantern Slide: Lycaste skinneri
Dimensions
whole width 83 mm; whole H 83 mm; whole TH 2.5 mm
Production Person Surname
W. Watson & Sons Ltd
Period Classification
Victorian (1837-1901)
Production Year Low
1896
Production Year High
1901
Production Town
London
Production Country
United Kingdom
Production Area Region
North
Production Continent
Europe
Family Group

Material
glass; paper; photographic emulsion
Inscription / Transcription
Label with slide number and title on top edge; Handwritten 'R. Morgan Exeter' on binding strip; Label with slide number and title; handwritten 'Kew Garden Flowers' and 'Cc COPYRIGHT'.

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