Magic Lantern Slide: Mahailas at Hindidi

Description
This photographic slide by Alfred Rowden shows two boats moored on a river bank, probably the Tigris. The title of the slide calls these ‘mahailas’ which were a type of large river boat used through Arabia.
Accession Loan No.
45/1960/95/908
Simple Name
slide
Full Name
Lantern Slide: Mahailas at Hindidi
Common Name
Magic Lantern Slide: Mahailas at Hindidi
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 314' on top edge; handwritten 'Mahailas at Hinaidi. / Pag.Rap. 314 H.Q.' on masking strips
Family Group

Dimensions
whole width 83 mm; whole H 83 mm; whole TH 2.5 mm
Created At
2017-05-08 09:13:46
Updated At
2020-01-28 11:44:51

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