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Friday, 25 March 2011

Women and Typewriters (Part VIII)

There was, as might be expected, a touch of sexism here and there, and in even in some cases some rather nasty connotations:


Generally speaking, though, untainted beauty was the theme, especially in advertising by Remington and Underwood, as well as Royal and Adler (and, as with the advertising of Bar-Lock and Map, for example, womanhood was idealised):

And then, of course, there's Miss Piggy!
As well as some cheesecake:

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