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Lantern Slide - Two Envelopes, circa 1930s Image Reg. No: MM 69556

Colour glass lantern slide of a photograph of two envelopes addressed to Arnold Walters, Toorak Road, Kooyong, 1934, Victoria. Made by Alex. Gunn & Sons, Melbourne Victoria, circa 1930s.

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.
Standard format (3 1/4 x 3 1/4 inch square) colour lantern slide.
Description Of Content:
Picture of the fronts of two envelopes. One is addressed to an Arnold Walters Esq., 50 Toorak Rd, Kooyong. SE3 from Belmont Motors 171 High St Belmont. The second is addressed to Mr. Arnold Walters 'Kalista', Toorak Rd, Kooyong. It is dated 14 Feb 34.
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, edge of slide: GUNN'S SLIDE, 9 Collins Place, Melb. Cent. 2763.
Format: Lantern Slide: Colour; Standard (3¼ in. x 3¼ in.)
Person Named: Arnold Walters, South Yarra, Victoria, Australia, 1934
Manufacturer: Gunn's Slides, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, circa 1930s

Alex Gunn & Sons were at 9 Collins Place, Melbourne 1926-1938.
User: Walter Binks, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, circa 1930s-1940s

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