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Members' Lantern Slides (lantern lecture, Exeter, Devon, England, 8 January 1938)

Type of event
lantern lecture
Full title
Members' Lantern Slides
8 January 1938
Time of day
People linked to event

DRAKE, Miss N.  (fl. 1920s-30s) – contributor

SOLLY, Dr R.V.  (1864-1948) – contributor

TURNER, S.J.  (1893-1960) – contributor

BOLDERSTON, Dr W.N., M.A.  (1884-1968) – contributor

ROWDEN, A.O.  (1877-1960) – contributor

Organisations linked to event

RAMC Field Club – organiser

Proceedings of the College Field Club and Natural History Society: 1937-1938 (Exeter: University College of the South West of England, 1938), pp. 5-6

“The exhibition of the following slides, with the accompanying explanations and personal observations, furnished a most interesting and instructive meeting.

Miss Drake.

   [7 slides mentioned -- views of Switzerland, Devon, Canary Islands and Morocco].

Dr Solly. Lepidoptera.

   [4 slides mentioned -- butterflies and their larvae].

Mr S.J. Turner.

   [11 slides mentioned, including 5 by Dufaycolor and 2 by Agfacolor process -- natural history and views of locations in Netherlands and Germany].

Dr Bolderston.

   Haytor, Granite Railway

   St Leonard's Well, Sheepstor.

   Holy Well, North Molton.

Mr Rowden.

   Common Ragwort in bloom.

   Larvae of Cinnabar Moth on stem of Ragwort.

   Cinnabar Moth.

   Nest of Dormouse and four views of the animal after awaking.

   Nest of Spotted Flycatcher in rainwater gutter, and young.

   Fledgling of same, on gate, waiting to be fed.

   Nymph of Dragonfly on reed ready for final change.

   Perfect insect.”


The slides mentioned as shown by A.O. Rowden are now in the collection of the Royal Albert Memorial Museum.

Lucerna ID 7006230

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