Magic Lantern Slide: River bank with sailing boat

Description
This photographic slide by Alfred Rowden shows a river scene with a sailing boat and part of the river bank on the left hand side. On the bank stands a mosque, and several boats are moored to the bank. The yellow tint of the image appears to be due to the use of a tinted lantern slide. 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.
45/1960/95/907
Collection Class
Social and industrial history
Common Name
Magic Lantern Slide: River bank with sailing boat
Simple Name
slide
Full Name
Lantern Slide: River bank with sailing boat
Dimensions
whole width 83 mm; whole H 83 mm; whole TH 2.5 mm
Production Person Surname
Rowden
Production Person Initials
A.O.
Period Classification
World War I (1914-1918); Inter War (1918-1939)
Production Date
1920
Production Country
United Kingdom
Production Area Region
North
Production Continent
Europe
Family Group

Material
glass; paper; photographic emulsion
Inscription / Transcription
handwritten 'M 304' on top edge; handwritten 'S.C.P. 304' on masking strip

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