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Lantern Slide - Letter of Engagement of Walter S. Binks, 1928 Image Reg. No: MM 69271

Summary:
Colour glass lantern slide of alLetter from the President, Victorian Chamber of Manufacture (dress making section) to Walter S Binks, Industrial Psychologist requesting assistance in the hiring of new employees. The letter is dated May 1928.

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. The psychologist depicted in the cartoon is probably intended to be Walter Binks.

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) lantern slide, with image printed on glass.
Description Of Content:
Letter from the President, Victorian Chamber of Manufacture (dress making section) to Walter S Binks, Industrial Psychologist requesting assistance in the hiring of new employees. The letter is dated May 1928.
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: EDUCATION
Secondary Classification: Adult Education
Tertiary Classification: popular psychology
Format: Lantern Slide: Colour; Standard (3¼ in. x 3¼ in.)
Recipient: Walter Binks, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, 3 May 1928
User: Walter Binks, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, circa 1930s-1940s

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