Sholes & Glidden, photo taken 1905
Oliver No 2? 1897?
Edna May as Lilian Leigh in a 1903 production of the musical The School Girl. She is using two different typewriters, the lower one a Yost No 4. Is the top one a Burns? Or a Smith Premier No 2? And what about the one below?
A well-groomed female journalist covering the League of Nations conference in Geneva in 1933 with a Remington Model 1 portable.
Elizabeth Hawes, American dress designer, with a Noiseless portable, 1942
Illustration by Leo Burnett, 1937
Francoise Sagan with Hermes Baby, April 1957
British author Mary Hocking with an Imperial Good Companion, 1970
Agatha Christie at work with her Remington Home portable in her Devonshire home, Greenway House, 1946
Audrey Hepburn with an Olympia in the film Paris - When It Sizzles, 1964
Marguerite Higgins of the New York Herald-Tribune with an Erika Model 9 in South Korea, 1950
Short story writer Sally Benson, New York City, 1940
Reina Maria Rodriguez with an Olympia in Havana, 1995
An nervous-looking entrant in the 1929 Paris speed typing championship
Facit stand at an office equipment exhibition in Paris, 1958
US Senator Mary Chase Smith with a Royalite, 1963
That Facit robot is amazing!
Robot and typewriter. Great combination.
Love seeing these black & white pics of ladies, famous and not, using typewriters! Glimpses into real life, and how we were. Thanks
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