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Lantern Slide - Two Men in Barbers Shop, circa 1930s Reg. No: MM 69554
- Colour glass lantern slide of a sketch of a barber offering a bottle, presumably of hair tonic, to a bald man. 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:
- Sketch showing a barber offering a bottle, presumably of hair tonic, to a bald man.
- Acquisition Information:
- Donation from Mrs Orsini, 1990
|Dimensions:||82 mm (Height), 82 mm (Width)|
|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|
|Secondary Classification:||Adult Education|
|Tertiary Classification:||popular psychology|
|Inscriptions:||Text, edge of slide: GUNN'S SLIDE, 9 Collins Place, Melb. Cent. 2763.text on attached labels: '601', '994'.|
|Format:||Lantern Slide: Colour; Standard (3¼ in. x 3¼ in.)|
|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|