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Lantern Slide - Walter S. Binks, circa 1940s Reg. No: MM 69264
- Colour glass lantern slide of a man standing in the doorway of a railway carriage or funicular. It is most likely that this is a portrait of Walter S. Binks, vocational guidance lecturer. The photograph appears to have been taken during a trip to New Zealand.
Made by Alex. Gunn & Sons, Melbourne, Victoria, 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.
- Standard format (3 1/4 x 3 1/4 inch square) colour lantern slide, with image printed on glass.
- Description Of Content:
- Photographic image of a man in a brown suit standing by a train or funicular door.
- 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, on slide: GUNN'S SLIDE, 210 Flinders Lane, Melb. Cent. 2736.|
|Format:||Lantern Slide: Colour; Standard (3¼ in. x 3¼ in.)|
|Person Depicted:||Walter Binks, New Zealand, 1940s|
|Manufacturer:||Gunn's Slides, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, crca 1940s|
|User:||Walter Binks, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, circa 1940s-1950s|