Magic Lantern Slide: Ordsall Hall

This slide is part of a set recording historic buildings in north west England, made by John Crabtree who lived in Lancashire. It records Ordsall Hall in Salford. Census records give Crabtree’s job title as ‘HM Inspector of Factories’ but he was also a keen amateur photographer. The slides were donated to the museum by his relative who lived in Exeter.

Object Summary

Accession Loan No.
Collection Class
Social and industrial history
glasspaperphotographic emulsion
Common Name
Magic Lantern Slide: Ordsall Hall
Simple Name
Inscription Transcription
handwritten 'Ordsall Hall.' on top edge binding strip, '61' on corner label
Period Classification
Victorian (1837-1901); Edwardian (1901-1914); World War I (1914-1918)
Production Country
United Kingdom
Production Person Initials
John H.
Production Person Surname
Production Year Low
Production Year High

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Lantern Slide: Ordsall Hall