Magic Lantern Slide: Misericord: Centaur (Male). Exeter

This image is from a collection of glass lantern slides created by Mr Weaver Baker in 1911. It shows one of the medieval misericord seats in Exeter Cathedral carved in the form of a male centaur with a bow and arrow. Weaver Baker’s collection forms an early and detailed photographic record of Exeter Cathedral and other historic buildings in the city.

Object Summary

Accession Loan No.
Collection Class
Social and industrial history
Collection Area Region
Northern Europe
Collector Excavator
Weaver Baker, W, Mr
glasspaperphotographic emulsion
Common Name
Magic Lantern Slide: Misericord: Centaur (Male). Exeter
Simple Name
Inscription Transcription
handwritten '101' on top edge; handwritten '41' (twice) on labels at top corners; handwritten 'Misericord: Centuar[sic] (Male). Exeter' on mount; printed 'Photographed by W. Weaver Baker' on label on mount
Period Classification
Early Medieval (1200-1400); Edwardian (1901-1914)
Production Country
United Kingdom
Production Date
1911; 1911
Production Person Initials
W. Weaver
Production Person Surname

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Lantern Slide: Misericord: Centaur (Male). Exeter