Magic Lantern Slide: A Wooden Chalice, 1608

This magic lantern slide shows a highly decorated wooden chalice. The handwritten title to the left of the photograph identifies the date of production for the chalice as 1608. Another slide shows the base of this chalice (see 313/1977/643). The photograph was taken by William Weaver Baker, who was very interested in Devon’s history and heritage. His magic lantern slide collection contains a large number of images of historic objects, but unfortunately he did not record where this object was located.

Object Summary

Accession Loan No.
Collection Class
Social and industrial history
glasspaperphotographic emulsion
Common Name
Magic Lantern Slide: A Wooden Chalice, 1608
Simple Name
Inscription Transcription
handwritten 'WOODEN CHALICE 1608' on top edge; handwritten 'A Wooden Chalice 1608.' 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: A Wooden Chalice, 1608