Lantern Slide - Window Display & Personality Types, circa 1930s-1940s Image Reg. No: MM 69553

Lantern slide of a list apparently showing how different personality types would respond to different types of window display. Made by T.W. Cameron, Melbourne, Victoria, 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.
Standard format (3 1/4 x 3 1/4 inch square) lantern slide.
Description Of Content:
A chart showing a 'Window Display/ Table of Types'. There are five columns entitled 'Mental Type', 'Motive Type', 'Vital Type', 'Approbative Type' and 'Artistic Type'. There are seven rows entitled 'Frocks', 'Literature', 'Jewellery', 'Implements and
Machinery', 'Food Stuffs', 'Pictures' and 'Flowers'. A percetage has been given for each combination eg. frocks and mental type is 10%.
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
Original Caption: Window Display
Inscriptions: Text, on slide: WINDOW DISPLAY/Table of Types.
Text, edge of slide: T.W. CAMERON, Slide Specialist, 430 Bourke St., Melb. Phone C877.
Text on attached label: '186'.
Format: Lantern Slide: Black & White; Standard (3¼ in. x 3¼ in.)
Manufacturer: T.W. Cameron, Slide Specialist, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, circa 1930s-1940s

T.W. Cameron was based at 430 Bourke Street, Melbourne, circa 1915-1950s.
User: Walter Binks, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, circa 1930s-1940s

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