Magic Lantern Slide: Two men sitting in street

This slide by Alfred Oliver Rowden shows two men sitting outside a building. They seem to be unpicking rope and one of them is looking at the camera. Rowden seems to have been interested in the local people, what they wore and their daily lives, and took many photographs like this. He 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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Lantern Slide: Two men sitting in street
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Magic Lantern Slide: Two men sitting in street
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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 292' on top edge; handwritten 'S.C.P. 292' 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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