Lantern slide of photograph of female. Made by Alex. Gunn & Son, Melbourne, Victoria, circa 1930s.

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 of Content

Photographic image of the head and shoulders of a middle aged lady. She has greyish hair and grey eyes. She is wearing a black shawl over her head and a red jacket/coat. She is resting her head on one of her hands.

Physical Description

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

More Information