Magic Lantern Slide: Vapourer Moth -- larva

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.
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Collection Class
Social and industrial history
Common Name
Magic Lantern Slide: Vapourer Moth -- larva
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Full Name
Lantern Slide: Vapourer Moth -- larva
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.440 Vapourer larva E 440' on top edge; Handwritten 'Vapourer Moth -- larva x1' on top binding strip; 'on rose leaf' on left binding strip; 'Aug.19.16 A.O. Rowden' on right binding strip; 'Pag. Colour E 440' on bottom binding strip

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