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Lantern Slide - 'Dr. Cheerup', circa 1930s Reg. No: MM 69524
- Colour glass lantern slide of an illustration of a jovial man, 'Dr Cheerup'.
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, with image printed on glass.
- Description Of Content:
- Picture of a jovial looking man who is mostly bald with a rim of white hair standing before a sign that says "Dr Cheerup". In one of his hands he is holding a hat and a pair of gloves.
- Acquisition Information:
- Donation from Mrs Orsini, 1990
|Dimensions:||82 mm (Height), 82 mm (Width)|
|Tagged with:||humour, 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|
|Original Caption:||Dr. Cheerup|
|Inscriptions:||Text, handwritten: Dr. Cheerup.|
|Format:||Lantern Slide: Colour; Standard (3¼ in. x 3¼ in.)|
|User:||Walter Binks, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, circa 1930s-1940s|