Magic Lantern Slide: City viewed from bank of river

This photograph by Alfred Oliver Rowden shows a city from the bank of the river. It is likely to be Baghdad where Rowden took many other photographs. This view is taken from an angle to the left of slide 45/1960/95/895 and shows a minaret on the right hand side. The image 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.
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Lantern Slide: City viewed from bank of river
Common Name
Magic Lantern Slide: City viewed from bank of river
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Production Country
United Kingdom
glass; paper; photographic emulsion
Period Classification
World War I (1914-1918); Inter War (1918-1939)
Collection Class
Social and industrial history
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Inscription / Transcription
handwritten 'M 290' on top edge; handwritten 'S.C.P. 290' on masking strip
Family Group

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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