Magic Lantern Slide: Irrigation mechanism on river bank

Description
This slide by Alfred Oliver Rowden shows a water irrigation system on the bank of the river Tigris. 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.
45/1960/95/840
Collection Class
Social and industrial history
Common Name
Magic Lantern Slide: Irrigation mechanism on river bank
Simple Name
slide
Full Name
Lantern Slide: Irrigation mechanism on 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 'M86' on top edge; handwritten '86' on bottom binding strip; printed '84' on label

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