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Lantern Slide - Presenting Medals to Wounded Men, circa 1930s-1940s Image Reg. No: MM 68913

Summary:
Lantern slide of colour sketch of a man giving boxes to wounded men, the boxes presumably containing war service medals. Made by Beavis Studio, Sydney, New South Wales, circa 1930s-1940s.

One of a set of over 420 lantern slides, used by lecturer Walter S. Binks, a popular psychology and vocational guidance lecturer based in Melbourne, Victoria. Binks gave lectures throughout Australia in the 1930s and 1940s. Binks advertised his lectures as associated with the Australasian Opportunity League or Universal Opportunity League.

Purchased by the donor at an opportunity shop. The collection was stored in three wooden trays (two compartments in each tray), and 95 slides stored separately. Many of the slides were produced in Melbourne from images and cuttings presumably supplied by Binks.
Description:
Standard format (3 1/4 x 3 1/4 inch square) colour lantern slide.
Description Of Content:
Two wounded men, one with a sling on his leg and another with a sling on his arm greeted by a man, presenting boxes, probably containing war service medals. In the background is a building where another man on crutches can be seen through the doorway.
Acquisition Information:
Donation from Mrs Orsini, 1990
Discipline: Technology
Dimensions: 82 mm (Height), 82 mm (Width)

More information

Tagged with: psychology, lantern slides
Themes this item is part of: Universal Opportunity League Collection, Walter Samuel Binks, Vocational Consultant and Self-Help Lecturer (1892-1983), Medicine in Society Collection, Public Life & Institutions Collection
Primary Classification: EDUCATION
Secondary Classification: Adult Education
Tertiary Classification: popular psychology
Inscriptions: Text: Slide by BEAVIS STUDIO, 502 GEO. ST., SYDNEY.
Format: Lantern Slide: Colour; Standard (3¼ in. x 3¼ in.)
Manufacturer: Beavis Photographic Studio, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia, circa 1930s-1940s
User: Walter Binks, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, circa 1930s-1940s

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