Magic Lantern Slide: A.O. Rowden holding small hand camera

Description
This photograph shows Alfred Rowden holding a camera in his hands, as an early form of ‘selfie’. The photo must have been taken using a different camera with someone else operating it. Rowden was in Mesopotamia during the First World War and was not sent home until 1919 or 1920.
Accession Loan No.
45/1960/95/995
Collection Class
Social and industrial history
Common Name
Magic Lantern Slide: A.O. Rowden holding small hand camera
Simple Name
slide
Full Name
Lantern Slide: A.O. Rowden holding small hand camera
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 536' on top edge; handwritten '536' on masking strip

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