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Lantern Slide - Windsor Castle Image Reg. No: MM 69260

Summary:
Colour glass lantern slide of Windsor Castle, England, viewed from the entrance gate. 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.
Description:
Standard format (3 1/4 x 3 1/4 inch square) colour lantern slide, with image printed on glass.
Description Of Content:
Photographic image Windsor Castle and entrance gates. A guard in the traditional British red uniform and beaver hat. Another man in a suit stands on the other side of the gates.
Acquisition Information:
Donation from Mrs Orsini, 1990
Discipline: Technology
Dimensions: 82 mm (Height), 82 mm (Width)

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Tagged with: royalty british, castles, 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: GOVERNANCE
Secondary Classification: Royalty
Tertiary Classification: residences
Inscriptions: Text, on slide: GUNN'S SLIDE, 210 Flinders Lane, Melb. Cent. 2736.
Format: Lantern Slide: Colour; Standard (3¼ in. x 3¼ in.)
Manufacturer: Gunn's Slides, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, circa 1940s

Gunn's at 210 Flinders Lane, Melbourne from 1939.
User: Walter Binks, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, circa 1940s

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