Magic Lantern Slide: Cat study no. 6 (Xmas card)

This lantern slide shows a multicoloured cat in frame with a seasonal message written on a small frame on an easel, this is part of his mini collection of cat slides that was donated to the museum in 1977.

William Weaver Baker was a keen local amateur photographer and his collection of lantern slides offer a rare glimpse of Exeter and the surrounding area 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: Cat study no. 6 (Xmas card)
Simple Name
Inscription Transcription
handwritten 'CAT XMAS CARD' on top edge; handwritten 'Cat Study No.6. (Xmas Card)' 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: Cat study no. 6 (Xmas card)