Magic Lantern Slide: Minster Abbey Ruins near Margate

This photographic slide by William Weaver Baker shows the ruins of Minster Abbey in Ramsgate, Thanet. Following the Dissolution of the monasteries the was used as a farmhouse, until 1927 when the community of St Walburga in Bavaria refounded the Benedictine community. The ruins to the left of the photograph are part of the ruined chapel, which is marked by the flower beds.

Object Summary

Accession Loan No.
313/1977/399
Collection Class
Social and industrial history
Material
glasspaperphotographic emulsion
Common Name
Magic Lantern Slide: Minster Abbey Ruins near Margate
Simple Name
slide
Inscription Transcription
handwritten 'MINSTER ABBEY RUINS' on top edge; handwritten 'Minster Abbey Ruins near Margate.' on mount
Period Classification
Inter War (1918-1939)
Production Country
United Kingdom
Production Date
1939
Production Person Initials
W. Weaver
Production Person Surname
Baker

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Lantern Slide: Minster Abbey Ruins near Margate