Magic Lantern Slide: London, Parliament

This slide is of a photograph taken in London and shows The Houses of Parliament and Big Ben from the banks of the River Thames.

William Weaver Baker was a keen local amateur photographer and his collection of lantern slides offer a rare glimpse of Exeter, the surrounding countryside, and other areas of the UK in the early twentieth century.

Object Summary

Accession Loan No.
Collection Class
Social and industrial history
Collection Area Region
Northern Europe
glasspaperphotographic emulsion
Common Name
Magic Lantern Slide: London, Parliament
Simple Name
Inscription Transcription
handwritten 'HOUSE OF PARLIAMENT' on top edge; handwritten '6856 London. Parliament.' on label on left edge binding strip

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Lantern Slide: London, Parliament