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Lantern Slide - Zercho's Business Colleges, 'Pratt's Writing Machine', circa 1900 Reg. No: SH 892278
- 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.
- 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.
- Acquisition Information:
- Donation from Mr Ian Lamont, 1989
|Dimensions:||82 mm (Height), 82 mm (Width)|
|Tagged with:||education, lantern slides, typewriters|
|Themes this item is part of:||Public Life & Institutions Collection|
|Tertiary Classification:||images (to be classified)|
|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)|