Magic Lantern Slide: Mol's Coffee House, Exeter

This slide by William Weaver Baker shows Mol’s Coffee House, No. 1 Cathedral Close in Exeter. It was built in the late sixteenth century, but the Dutch gable facade was addition in the mid to late nineteenth century. This building is one of the most frequently drawn and photographed buildings in the city. Weaver Baker mainly took images of buildings and objects in Exeter, having resided there for at least 30 years.

Object Summary

Accession Loan No.
Collection Class
Social and industrial history
glasspaperphotographic emulsion
Common Name
Magic Lantern Slide: Mol's Coffee House, Exeter
Simple Name
Inscription Transcription
handwritten 'MOLS COFFEE HOUSE' on top edge; handwritten 'Mols Coffee House. Exeter. / In the Cathedral Close.' 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
Production Year High

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Lantern Slide: Mol's Coffee House, Exeter