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PHOTOGRAPHIC

Title

Castleton Lanterns

Object Name

Lantern Slide

Maker

Hogg, A. R. (Primary maker)
Hogg, Alexander Robert (maker)

Date Made

1918
1918

Place Made

Northern Ireland: County Antrim: Belfast
Belfast

Description

Lantern slide produced by Hogg for an exhibition in 1918 ‘of our men at the front.' This slide shows an image of a man in a suit. He has been identified as Lance-Corporal James McCann, 1st Battalion Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers. McCann died on 1st July 1916 at the Battle of the Somme. According to a letter from a friend he was hit 3 or 4 times but the stomach wound he received was the fatal one. James was picked up by the stretcher bearers but died on the way to the dressing station.

Materials

glass

Place Collected

Northern Ireland: County Antrim: Belfast: Alexandra Presbyterian Church, Belfast
Alexandra Presbyterian Church, Belfast

Date Collected

2013
2013

Catalogue Number

BELUM.W2015.116.25

Copyright

National Museums NI