Magic Lantern Slide: Haydar Khana Mosque

Description
This slide by Alfred Oliver Rowden shows the Haydar Khana Mosque in Baghdad. It was built in 1826 and is considered one of the finest examples of Ottoman constructions in Baghdad. The slide 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.
45/1960/95/843
Simple Name
slide
Full Name
Lantern Slide: Haydar Khana Mosque
Common Name
Magic Lantern Slide: Haydar Khana Mosque
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 95' on top edge; handwritten '95' on masking strip; handwritten 'S.C.P. / Ry.' on bottom edge binding 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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