Lantern slide of a list apparently showing how different personality types would respond to different types of window display. Made by T.W. Cameron, Melbourne, Victoria, 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.

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

A chart showing a 'Window Display/ Table of Types'. There are five columns entitled 'Mental Type', 'Motive Type', 'Vital Type', 'Approbative Type' and 'Artistic Type'. There are seven rows entitled 'Frocks', 'Literature', 'Jewellery', 'Implements and Machinery', 'Food Stuffs', 'Pictures' and 'Flowers'. A percetage has been given for each combination eg. frocks and mental type is 10%.

Physical Description

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

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