Magic Lantern Slide: Woman and man walking in street

This slide by Alfred Oliver Rowden shows a man and a woman walking down a street in Mesopotamia. He seems to have been interested in the variation of clothes that the local people wore as this is one of several images of local people. Rowden was in Mesopotamia during the First World War and was not sent home until 1919 or 1920. He photographed daily scenes like this to record his experiences.
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Social and industrial history
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Magic Lantern Slide: Woman and man walking in street
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Lantern Slide: Woman and man walking in street
whole width 83 mm; whole H 83 mm; whole TH 2.5 mm
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Period Classification
World War I (1914-1918); Inter War (1918-1939)
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United Kingdom
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glass; paper; photographic emulsion
Inscription / Transcription
handwritten 'M 205' on top edge; handwritten '205' on masking strip; handwritten 'S.C.P. / Pag.' on bottom edge binding strip

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