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Members' lantern slides and records (lantern lecture, Exeter, Devon, England, 6 January 1940)

Type of event
lantern lecture
Full title
Members' lantern slides and records
Date
6 January 1940
Continuity
single event
Time of day
15:00
People linked to event

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

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

AVIOLET, W.T.  (1875-1960) – contributor

Organisations linked to event

RAMC Field Club – organiser

Reference
Proceedings of the College Field Club and Natural History Society: 1939-1940 (Exeter: University College of the South West of England, 1940), p. 4

“For the first Meeting of the New Year an exhibition of Lantern Slides from photographs taken by members was arranged, and was followed by an interesting discussion on the subjects shown.

Mr Turner showed several slides of Alpine Flora growing at an altitude of 5,000 feet and upwards, and one of the Arlberg tunnel which connects Arlberg to St Anton. [...]

Dr Bolderston showed several slides of botanical interest, including Parsley Fern from the Pyrenees and one of the Roseg Glacier in the Engadine.

Slides of Cornish coastal scenery were shown by Mr Aviolet, illustrating some of the chief geological features of the district, and two exceptionally fine pictures of lightning showing the ramifications of the electrical discharge in a severe thunderstorm.”

Lucerna ID 7006289

Record created by Richard Crangle. Last updated 29 March 2017

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