Magic Lantern Slide: Herd of cattle grazing at river bank

Description
This slide by Alfred Owen Rowden shows a herd of cows gazing at a river bank. The previous slide in the set shows the tomb of Ezra, which suggests this is the Tigris river. Rowden was in Mesopotamia during the First World War and was not sent home until 1919 or 1920.
Accession Loan No.
45/1960/95/829
Collection Class
Social and industrial history
Common Name
Magic Lantern Slide: Herd of cattle grazing at river bank
Simple Name
slide
Full Name
Lantern Slide: Herd of cattle grazing at river bank
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
World War I (1914-1918); Inter War (1918-1939)
Production Date
1920
Production Country
United Kingdom
Production Area Region
North
Production Continent
Europe
Family Group

Material
glass; paper; photographic emulsion
Inscription / Transcription
handwritten 'M 62' on top edge; handwritten '62' on masking strip

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