Magic Lantern Slide: City viewed across river with boats

Description
This photograph by Alfred Oliver Rowden shows a scenic view across a river. Whilst he did not record the location it is likely to be Baghdad as many of this other photographs were taken there. On the river there are two types of boats: the quffa and the larger sailing boat. The photograph was taken by Rowden in Mesopotamia, where he served during the First World War until he was sent home in 1919 or 1920. He photographed daily scenes like this to record his experiences.
Accession Loan No.
45/1960/95/896
Simple Name
slide
Full Name
Lantern Slide: City viewed across river with boats
Common Name
Magic Lantern Slide: City viewed across river with boats
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 289' on top edge; handwritten 'S.C.P. 289' on masking strip
Family Group

Dimensions
whole width 83 mm; whole H 83 mm; whole TH 2.5 mm
Created At
2017-03-28 17:27:33
Updated At
2020-01-28 11:44:51

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