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
Collection Class
Social and industrial history
Common Name
Magic Lantern Slide: River bank with smoke or dust cloud rising
Simple Name
slide
Full Name
Lantern Slide: River bank with smoke or dust cloud rising
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 78' on top edge; handwritten '78' on masking strip

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