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Typewriter Collection

Background imageTypewriter Collection: Yost Light Running Typewriter No. 15

Yost Light Running Typewriter No. 15
A Yost Light Running Typewriter No.15. Date: 1910

Background imageTypewriter Collection: Advert for The Ford Typewriter

Advert for The Ford Typewriter. 1902

Background imageTypewriter Collection: Smith Premier Typewriter No. 4 - at The Paris Exposition 1900

Smith Premier Typewriter No. 4 - at The Paris Exposition 1900
Advertising card for The Smith Premier Typewriter No.4 exhibited at The Paris Exposition of 1900. Date: 1900

Background imageTypewriter Collection: Poster, Forget your troubles in Austria

Poster, Forget your troubles in Austria. circa 1950s

Background imageTypewriter Collection: A form feeding machine on a typewriter

A form feeding machine on a typewriter, to speed up repeated form typing in the office. Date: 1956

Background imageTypewriter Collection: Cartoon - sex before marriage?

Cartoon - sex before marriage?
"You won't marry a man who snores in bed? But darling, how are you going to find out?" An interesting comment on the question of sex before marriage. Date: circa 1940

Background imageTypewriter Collection: WW2, Tappety-Tap

WW2, Tappety-Tap
An illustration which portrays a wartime girl using a typewriter, acting as a typist for her father who is serving in WW2. Date: circa 1940s

Background imageTypewriter Collection: Royal Standard Typewriter Advertisement

Royal Standard Typewriter Advertisement
An advertisement promoting the Royal standard typewriter visible writing machine, which can be seen illustrated, requiring the slightest touch on the keys to produce clear print. Date: circa 1921

Background imageTypewriter Collection: Underwood Advertisement

Underwood Advertisement
An illustrated advertisement for the Underwood Typewriter Company Ltd, featuring a professional woman using the product, quoted, The machine you will eventually buy. Date: circa 1914

Background imageTypewriter Collection: Advertisement for North's Typewriter, with illustration

Advertisement for North's Typewriter, with illustration and caption, Visible Writing. Brief Carriage. Universal Keyboard, Perfect Alignment

Background imageTypewriter Collection: Advert, The Royal Bar-Lock typewriter

Advert, The Royal Bar-Lock typewriter, Her Majesty's Typewriter Makers Date: 1900

Background imageTypewriter Collection: Advertisement for new Blickensderfer lightweight typewriter. Showing typewriter and extended keys

Advertisement for new Blickensderfer lightweight typewriter. Showing typewriter and extended keys. The typewriter was being offered with a week's free trial

Background imageTypewriter Collection: Advert, Smith Premier, Three Typewriters in One

Advert, Smith Premier, Three Typewriters in One. Date: 1907

Background imageTypewriter Collection: School teachers relaxing in a staff room

School teachers relaxing in a staff room, reading, chatting, smoking, drinking and playing cards. Date: circa 1971

Background imageTypewriter Collection: Staff at work, office of Daily Worker newspaper, London

Staff at work, office of Daily Worker newspaper, London
Staff at work in the office of the Daily Worker newspaper, 75 Farringdon Road, London. Seated are Rose Smith, Sam Russell, Monty Meth and (by the window) Ben Francis

Background imageTypewriter Collection: Bill Wainwright, journalist and Communist Party member

Bill Wainwright, journalist and Communist Party member
William (Bill) Wainwright (1908-2000), journalist, pamphleteer and member of the Communist Party of Great Britain. He became the CPGB Assistant Secretary in 1956

Background imageTypewriter Collection: Comic postcard, Man and woman with typewriter

Comic postcard, Man and woman with typewriter in an office Date: 20th century

Background imageTypewriter Collection: Comic postcard, Man trying to type a letter

Comic postcard, Man trying to type a letter Date: 20th century

Background imageTypewriter Collection: Early form of typewriter by Hall, USA 1885

Early form of typewriter by Hall, USA 1885
An early form of inexpensive, portable typewriter by Hall, USA. Date: 1885

Background imageTypewriter Collection: Advert for Royal Bar-Lock Typewriter

Advert for Royal Bar-Lock Typewriter
Advertisement for the Royal Bar-Lock Typewriter, showing Old Father Time driving it like a car. 1903

Background imageTypewriter Collection: Photographers Office Date: 1948

Photographers Office Date: 1948

Background imageTypewriter Collection: Infatuated with the Boss Date: 1950

Infatuated with the Boss Date: 1950

Background imageTypewriter Collection: Secretary carrying a typewriter

Secretary carrying a typewriter
A matron?s secretary carrying a portable typewriter into the College of Nursing headquarters building, London. Date: 1926

Background imageTypewriter Collection: DISGRUNTLED RECEPTIONIST

DISGRUNTLED RECEPTIONIST
A disgruntled receptionist takes a telephone call. Date: 1978

Background imageTypewriter Collection: ROYAL TYPEWRITER

ROYAL TYPEWRITER
A typist using a Royal manual typewriter. Date: 1930s

Background imageTypewriter Collection: Early model of a Remington typewriter

Early model of a Remington typewriter
An early model of a Remington typewriter. Date: 1877

Background imageTypewriter Collection: Elizabeth Asquith at work

Elizabeth Asquith at work
Elizabeth Charlotte Lucy Asquith (1897-1945), later Princess Bibesco, English writer, daughter of British Prime Minister Herbert Asquith and his second wife, Margot

Background imageTypewriter Collection: Telegram excuse sent by husband to disguise affair

Telegram excuse sent by husband to disguise affair
Telegram excuse sent by an older man to his wife to disguise the affair he is having with his young Secretary. Date: 1909

Background imageTypewriter Collection: Suzy Menkes - editor of Cambridge Varsity magazine

Suzy Menkes - editor of Cambridge Varsity magazine
Suzy Menkes (born 1943), British journalist and lead fashion writer for the International Herald Tribune since 1988. Pictured here at the age of 22 as a third-year student at Newnham College

Background imageTypewriter Collection: Susi - with kitten and typewriter

Susi - with kitten and typewriter. 1950s

Background imageTypewriter Collection: Labrador dog at window, with typewriter, Crediton, Devon

Labrador dog at window, with typewriter, Crediton, Devon
Labrador dog at an open window, with a manual typewriter inside the room, Crediton, Devon. Date: 1963

Background imageTypewriter Collection: Susi - with manual typewriter

Susi - with manual typewriter
Susi - standing on top of a manual typewriter, her back paws on the keys. 1950s

Background imageTypewriter Collection: Imperial typewriter, Auxiliary Territorial Service, 1935

Imperial typewriter, Auxiliary Territorial Service, 1935 (c).Associated with the Womens Royal Army Corps. Date: circa 1935

Background imageTypewriter Collection: Soldier in an office, British Army of the Rhine

Soldier in an office, British Army of the Rhine
Soldier in an office with charts and maps on the wall behind him, British Army of the Rhine, near Braunschweig (Brunswick), Lower Saxony, in postwar Germany. Date: circa 1946

Background imageTypewriter Collection: German secretary, British Army of the Rhine, Germany

German secretary, British Army of the Rhine, Germany
German secretary at her typewriter, in an office run by the British Army of the Rhine, in postwar Germany. Date: circa 1946

Background imageTypewriter Collection: Secretary and soldier in an office, Braunschweig, Germany

Secretary and soldier in an office, Braunschweig, Germany
German secretary and British soldier in an office run by the British Army of the Rhine near Braunschweig, Lower, Saxony, in postwar Germany. Date: circa 1946

Background imageTypewriter Collection: Two women in BAOR office, Braunschweig, Germany

Two women in BAOR office, Braunschweig, Germany
Two German women in an office run by the British Army of the Rhine, in postwar Germany. Date: circa 1946

Background imageTypewriter Collection: People at work, The London Gazette

People at work, The London Gazette
People at work in the offices of The London Gazette, near Fleet Street, London. The publication has been described by some as the worlds most boring newspaper

Background imageTypewriter Collection: Air crash investigation, clerical staff at work

Air crash investigation, clerical staff at work
Air crash investigation, three clerical staff at work in an office. Date: 1960s

Background imageTypewriter Collection: Chief Inspector Celia May Cundy, Met Police, London

Chief Inspector Celia May Cundy, Met Police, London. Seen here sitting at her desk, working on documents with WPC Ethel Walker. Date: circa early 1970s

Background imageTypewriter Collection: Taylors Type writer Co Ltd

Taylors Type writer Co Ltd, Chancery Lane, London -- letter to a prospective client regarding telephone accessories. 1927

Background imageTypewriter Collection: Germans / Forest 1940

Germans / Forest 1940
German officers dictating reports in the forest of Campiegne, France Date: 21 June 1940

Background imageTypewriter Collection: Bar-Lock Typewriter Ad

Bar-Lock Typewriter Ad
Advertisement implying that one Royal Bar-Lock typewriter will do the work of six pen- pushing clerks Date: 1890s

Background imageTypewriter Collection: Early model of a Remington typewriter

Early model of a Remington typewriter
An early model of a Remington typewriter, sitting on a table. Date: 1877

Background imageTypewriter Collection: Women in an office, 1901

Women in an office, 1901
Two women in an office. One is seated at a desk with a map on the wall and a typewriter nearby while her visitor is interviewed. Date: 1901

Background imageTypewriter Collection: Ellis Ashmead-Bartlett writing a despatch, Dardanelles, WW1

Ellis Ashmead-Bartlett writing a despatch, Dardanelles, WW1
Ellis Ashmead-Barlett (1881-1931), British war correspondent, pictured at his typewriter resting on ammunition boxes after the landing at Anafarta, writing a despatch

Background imageTypewriter Collection: Margaret Mitchell

Margaret Mitchell (1900-1949), American author best known for Gone with the Wind, pictured hard at work at her typewriter. Date: 1937

Background imageTypewriter Collection: A typewriter is loaded into Westland Limousine I

A typewriter is loaded into Westland Limousine I, K-126, c.1919



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