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Lantern Slide - Zercho's Business Colleges, 'The Typewriter's My Delight', circa 1900 Image Reg. No: SH 892290

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. The slide shows the text of a poem called 'That Typewriter'. It is a humorous poem with many mistakes, as if typed by a new typist.
Description:
Glass slide, with taped edges, with black and white image.
Description Of Content:
The slide shows the text of a poem called 'That Typewriter'. It is a humorous poem with many mistakes, as if typed by a new typist.
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: B
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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