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Lantern Slide - Dam Wall, circa 1940s Image Reg. No: MM 69257

Summary:
Colour glass lantern slide of an illustration of a dam wall. Made by Auckland Slide Co, East Auckland, New Zealand, circa 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, with image printed on glass.
Description Of Content:
Illustration of a dam wall.
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: CIVIL ENGINEERING
Secondary Classification: Dams & Water Supply
Tertiary Classification: dam walls
Inscriptions: Text on binding label: 'Auckland Slide Co. 17 Wellesley St. E. Auckland'.
Text on attached label: '10'.
Format: Lantern Slide: Colour; Standard (3¼ in. x 3¼ in.)
Manufacturer: Auckland Slide Co, Auckland, North Island, New Zealand, circa 1940s
User: Walter Binks, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, circa 1940s-1950s

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