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Accession number 2001.058
Catalog Number 2001.058.0001AB
Object Name Typewriter, Manual
Year Range from 1945.0
Year Range to 1950.0
Made Smith-Corona
Place of Origin Syracuse/New York
Description Sterling brand Smith-Corona portable typewriter with carrying case used by Audrey McGovern of Shakopee. The typewriter is metal painted black. Seen at the facing back of the piece are the paper table with the brand name, platen, platen knobs, and carriage lever. A ribbon is threaded through the metal type guide and typebars are used. The typewriter has a QWERTY keyboard along with keys for the numbers 2-0, back space, shift lock, tab, margin release, floating shift, punctuation marks, and so on. The carrying case is wood covered with black fabric. It has metal feet, metal hinges, a metal clasp, and a metal and black plastic handle.
People McGovern, Audrey
Search Terms Typewriter