File [1] - [First World War Lantern Slides]

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[First World War Lantern Slides]


  • [ca.1916] (Creation)

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14 lantern slides : b&w ; 83 x 83 mm.

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Fourteen lantern slides showing military scenes from the First World War. The slides have been made utilising original photographs from British Official Photographs, The Illustrated London News and unattributed sources. Each is numbered but there is much disparity in the numbering system. Numbers are in the range 36-929.

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Action: Conservation work, mainly replacing broken glass and re-taping, complerted 2012..


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Access to the original work by authorised permission only. Users are directed to use the digital image.

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The Church Army Lantern Dept was the brainchild of the Rev Wilson Carlile.

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Llyfrgell Genedlaethol Cymru = The National Library of Wales

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  • English



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