Magic Lantern Slide: River bank with smoke or dust cloud rising

Description
This slide by Alfred Oliver Rowden shows smoke or dust rising from the bank of the river Tigris. This was probably taken while he was on board a boat to Baghdad which Rowden refers to as PS 25. Rowden was in Mesopotamia during the First World War and was not sent home until 1919 or 1920.
Accession Loan No.
45/1960/95/836
Simple Name
slide
Full Name
Lantern Slide: River bank with smoke or dust cloud rising
Common Name
Magic Lantern Slide: River bank with smoke or dust cloud rising
Production Person Surname
Rowden
Production Person Initials
A.O.
Production Country
United Kingdom
Material
glass; paper; photographic emulsion
Period Classification
World War I (1914-1918); Inter War (1918-1939)
Collection Class
Social and industrial history
Production Area Region
North
Production Continent
Europe
Production Date
1920
Inscription / Transcription
handwritten 'M 78' on top edge; handwritten '78' on masking strip
Family Group

Dimensions
whole width 83 mm; whole H 83 mm; whole TH 2.5 mm
Created At
2017-03-06 11:49:39
Updated At
2020-01-28 11:44:50

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