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Nest-hunting with a camera (lantern lecture, Exeter, Devon, England, 2 January 1926)

Type of event
lantern lecture
Full title
Nest-hunting with a camera
2 January 1926
single event
Time of day
Slide set shown at this event

[Rowden Collection: series 'Z'] (miscellaneous: privately made, at least 195 slides, 1924-1941)

People linked to event

ROWDEN, A.O.  (1877-1960) – lecturer

ROWLEY, F.R.  (1868-1939) – lantern operator

Organisations linked to event

RAMC Field Club – organiser

Proceedings of the College Field Club and Natural History Society: 1912-1928 (Exeter: University College of the South West of England, 1928), pp. 13-14

“The nests described were those of Wasps and birds found in the Exeter district and successfully photographed by the Lecturer.”

[Unidentified newspaper cutting] (n.d.) (January 1926)

“Mr A.O. Rowden gave a highly interesting lecture before members of the Exeter Field Club and Natural History Society, entitled 'Nest Hunting with a Camera,' illustrated by numerous lantern slides from his own negatives and embodying observations made in the course of years of Nature study. [detailed account of lecture content follows, including notes on photography techniques]

At the conclusion, the President (Mr W.T. Aviolet) proposed a vote of thanks to the lecturer [...]. The vote was heartily accorded, and thanks to Mr F.R. Rowley, who acted as lanternist, were added thereto.”

Lucerna ID 7006252

Record created by Richard Crangle. Last updated 21 March 2018

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