Magic Lantern Slide: Ruins in Kasr Mound, Babylon

Description
This slide by Alfred Oliver Rowden shows the Kasr mound of Babylon. The site was the official residence of Nebuchadnezzar II and was discovered and excavated in the late nineteenth century. Rowden was in Mesopotamia during the First World War and was not sent home until 1919 or 1920. He visited several archaeological and historical sites and photographed them to record his experiences.
Accession Loan No.
45/1960/95/881
Simple Name
slide
Full Name
Lantern Slide: Ruins in Kasr Mound, Babylon
Common Name
Magic Lantern Slide: Ruins in Kasr Mound, Babylon
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 'V.235 Babylon Ruins' on top edge; handwritten 'Ruins in Kasr Mound Babylong / A.O. Rowden / S.C.P. 235' on masking strips
Family Group

Dimensions
whole width 83 mm; whole H 83 mm; whole TH 2.5 mm
Created At
2017-03-06 11:49:40
Updated At
2020-01-28 11:44:50

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