Magic Lantern Slide: Larva of Housefly x5

This photographic magic lantern slide was created by Alfred Rowden, an amateur photographer from Exeter. During the First World War he continued his hobbies of photography and nature study and often visited Stoke Woods, near Exeter and other places upstream in the Exe Valley.

Object Summary

Accession Loan No.
Collection Class
Social and industrial history
glasspaperphotographic emulsion
Common Name
Magic Lantern Slide: Larva of Housefly x5
Simple Name
Inscription Transcription
handwritten 'E 452 Housefly Larva x5 E 452' on top edge; handwritten 'Larva of House-fly x5 Sep.10.16 / A.O. Rowden / Magnified 5 times. / E.452 Neg.452 A.O. Rowden' on masking strips
Period Classification
World War I (1914-1918)
Production Country
United Kingdom
Production Person Initials
Production Person Surname
Production Year Low

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Lantern Slide: Larva of Housefly x5