Magic Lantern Slide: Kitten Set No. 6

This magic lantern slide shows a portrait of a kitten. As well as scenic views of Devon, William Weaver Baker enjoyed photographing his pets. He called this series of slides ‘Kitten Studies’.

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.
313/1977/92
Collection Class
Social and industrial history
Collection Area Region
Northern Europe
Material
glasspaperphotographic emulsion
Common Name
Magic Lantern Slide: Kitten Set No. 6
Simple Name
slide
Inscription Transcription
handwritten 'Kitten Set No 6' on mount
Period Classification
Edwardian (1901-1914); World War I (1914-1918); Inter War (1918-1939)
Production Town
   
Production Country
United Kingdom
Production Person Initials
William Weaver
Production Person Surname
Baker
Production Year Low

Production Year High


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Lantern Slide: Kitten Set No. 6