Magic Lantern Slide: Casters made by T. Reynolds and J. Elston, Exeter, 1712-1717

This slide is within a group of images of silver objects made or sold in Exeter. It depicts a group of silver sugar casters with the marks of T Reynolds and J Elston and the years 1712 and 1717. All the objects in this group of photographs were held in the private collection of Brufords, an Exeter silversmith and retailer, with the earliest item made in 1571 and the latest in 1743. The photographs were taken in 1934 by Mr Weaver Baker who was a keen amateur photographer with a passion for historic Exeter, its archaeology and relics.

Object Summary

Accession Loan No.
63/1934/11
Category
Antiquities
Collection Class
Social and industrial history
Collection Area Region
Northern Europe
Material
glasspaperphotographic emulsion
Common Name
Magic Lantern Slide: Casters made by T. Reynolds and J. Elston, Exeter, 1712-1717
Simple Name
slide
Inscription Transcription
handwritten 'Large Castor T. Reynolds 1712 / 2 small Castors J. Elston 1717 / Exeter / W. Bruford + Son Ltd Exeter.' on mount; typed '63/1934.11' on label
Period Classification
Inter War (1918-1939)
Production Country
United Kingdom
Production Date
1934
Production Person Initials
W. Weaver
Production Person Surname
Baker

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Lantern Slide: Casters made by T. Reynolds and J. Elston, Exeter, 1712-1717