Lantern slide of cartoon showing a serious looking manager, possibly and employment manager, and three jovial applicants of very different disposition and character. Made by H.B. Green & Co, Brisbane, Queensland, circa 1930s-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. This slide would have been used to demonstrate the presumed relationships between occupation and personality.

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 of Content

Sketch of three men, one dressed all in red another all in green the third all in blue. They are standing, grinning before a rather solemn looking man who is seated at a desk.

Physical Description

Standard format (3 1/4 x 3 1/4 inch square) colour lantern slide.

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