Magic Lantern Slide: Beverley Misericord - Swine

This photographic slide by William Weaver Baker shows a misericord at Beverley Minister depicting a pig playing the bagpipes for her piglets. There is further musical accompaniment on the right support with a pig playing the harp, and on the left is a saddled pig. The misericords at Beverley Minster are believed to have been carved by the Ripon School of Carvers in 1520.

Object Summary

Accession Loan No.
Collection Class
Social and industrial history
glasspaperphotographic emulsion
Common Name
Magic Lantern Slide: Beverley Misericord - Swine
Simple Name
Inscription Transcription
handwritten 'MISERICORDE Beverley' on top edge; handwritten 'Beverley. Misericord. Swine.' on mount
Period Classification
Edwardian (1901-1914); World War I (1914-1918); Inter War (1918-1939)
Production Country
United Kingdom
Production Person Initials
W. Weaver
Production Person Surname

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Lantern Slide: Beverley Misericord - Swine