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Lantern Slide - Zercho's Business Colleges, 'Lady Typist at Work', circa 1900 Image Reg. No: SH 892285

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 woman seated at a typewriter.
Glass slide, with taped edges, with black and white image.
Description Of Content:
This glass slide is an image of a woman seated at a typewriter.
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: 26
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 (accessed 5 Nov 2010)

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