Magic Lantern Slide: Irrigation mechanism on river bank

Description
This slide by Alfred Oliver Rowden shows a water irrigation system for crops on a bank of the river Tigris in Iraq. It is part of a set of photographs he took while in Mesopotamia, where he served during the First World War and remained until 1919 or 1920.
Accession Loan No.
45/1960/95/839
Simple Name
slide
Full Name
Lantern Slide: Irrigation mechanism on river bank
Common Name
Magic Lantern Slide: Irrigation mechanism on river bank
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 82' on top edge; handwritten '82' on masking strip; printed '85' on label
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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