Magic Lantern Slide: Four children wearing local costume

Description
This photograph by Alfred Oliver Rowden shows a small group of children wearing local clothing.Rowden 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, and seems to have been very interested in local people and the variety of clothing they wore.
Accession Loan No.
45/1960/95/957
Simple Name
slide
Full Name
Lantern Slide: Four children wearing local costume
Common Name
Magic Lantern Slide: Four children wearing local costume
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 455' on top edge; handwritten 'N[sic] 455' on masking strip
Family Group

Dimensions
whole width 83 mm; whole H 83 mm; whole TH 2.5 mm
Created At
2017-05-08 09:13:47
Updated At
2020-01-28 11:44:51

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