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Lantern Slide - Zercho's Business Colleges, 'The Sholes and Glidden Typewriter', circa 1900 Image Reg. No: SH 892274

Summary:
One of a series of glass slides, related to the teaching of Pitman Shorthand in Melbourne, probably at Zercho's Business Colleges, Collins Street, about 1900.

The glass slides were acquired in three wooden boxes. Subjects include: the strokes of Pitman's Shorthand; examples of historic fonts; test slides; poems about the typewriter, assorted office technology, historic photographs, buildings and advertising. This glass slide is an image of a line drawing of an early typewriter, with a roll of paper on the top.
Description:
Glass slide, with taped edges, with black and white image.
Description Of Content:
This glass slide is an image of a line drawing of an early typewriter, with a roll of paper on the top.
Acquisition Information:
Donation from Mr Ian Lamont, 1989
Discipline: History
Dimensions: 82 mm (Height), 82 mm (Width)

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Tagged with: education, lantern slides, typewriters
Themes this item is part of: Public Life & Institutions Collection
Primary Classification: EDUCATION
Secondary Classification: Curriculum
Tertiary Classification: images (to be classified)
Inscriptions: 29
Format: Lantern Slide: Black & White; Standard (3¼ in. x 3¼ in.)
User (Probable): Zercho's Business Collleges, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, circa 1900
References: Australian Postal History and Social Philately http://www.auspostalhistory.com/articles/50.shtml (accessed 5 Nov 2010)

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