Magic Lantern Slide: Keeper's Cottage, Stoke Woods

This photographic magic lantern slide was created by Alfred Rowden, an amateur photographer from Exeter. During the First World War he continued his hobbies of photography and nature study and often visited Stoke Woods, near Exeter and other places upstream in the Exe Valley. This early example of colour photography shows the gamekeeper’s cottage in Stoke Woods with the gamekeeper, his wife and two of their children.
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Collection Class
Social and industrial history
Common Name
Magic Lantern Slide: Keeper's Cottage, Stoke Woods
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Lantern Slide: Keeper's Cottage, Stoke Woods
whole width 83 mm; whole H 83 mm; whole TH 2.5 mm
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Period Classification
World War I (1914-1918)
Production Year Low
Production Country
United Kingdom
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glass; paper; photographic emulsion
Inscription / Transcription
handwritten 'E 336 Stoke Woods Cottage E.336' on top edge; handwritten 'Keeper's Cottage. Stoke Woods. / A.O. Rowden Aug.1.15 / A.O. Rowden E.336 Class G.1' on binding and masking strips

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