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Lantern Slide - 'Money Back Guarantee', Universal Opportunity League, Melbourne, 1941 Reg. No: MM 69270
- Colour glass lantern slide of a money back guarantee issued by the Universal Opportunity League, 80 Swanston Street, Melbourne, Victoria, dated 2 Jan 1941. 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:
- Money Back Guarantee for the Course 'Changing Your Life' associated with the Universal Opportunity League. Signed by the Manager W. Blessington and the Secretary and dated 2 January 1941.
- 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|
|Original Caption:||Money Back Guarantee|
|Inscriptions:||Text, on slide: MONEY BACK GUARANTEE.
Text, edge of 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.
|Organisation Named:||Universal Opportunity League, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, 2 Jan 1941|
|User:||Walter Binks, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, circa 1940s-1950s|