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Sunday 3 May 2015

Odd Places To Put a Typewriter

Actor Clark Gable types in the back of a van in 1937.
Berlin police study a crime scene and record their findings on a typewriter.
 A woman sits on a very wide carriage Remington in 1927.
Zorro, a dog belonging to actors Douglas Fairbanks and Mary Pickford, takes a look at their typewriter, Hollywood, 1924.
Various soundscapes for use in radio dramas are recorded on a cylindrical condenser microphone and an older marble block microphone in 1930. 
 A journalist on the Graf Zeppelin airship in Europe in  1930.
Arthur Koestler, the  Hungarian-British author and journalist, on an Arctic Flight in the airship Graf Zeppelin in 1931.
In what was then known as British Northern Rhodesia (now Zambia) locals are taught to type in 1926.
Pianist and singer Erwin Bootz accompanies Aldo Pinelli on typewriter in 1939.
A typewriter emerges from a bunker in the arms of a Wehrmacht officer during the Battle of Breslau, a three-month-long siege of the city in Lower Silesia, Germany (now Wrocław, Poland) in 1945.
 A student from India and a merchant from Syria at the US Embassy in Berlin to receive money from their home countries in 1940.

Hans Reimann (1889–1969), German satirist, novelist and playwright. He wrote under the pseudonyms Max Bunge, Hans Heinrich, Artur Sünder, Hanns Heinz Vampir and Andreas Zeltner and typed on a library ladder in 1931.

1 comment:

Richard P said...

Thank you for providing some refreshing and entertaining photos. I'm in the midst of proofreading my book and needed a breather!