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  • Description

    London.

    Girl writing on piece of paper. Several shots of actors dressed in bear skins demonstrating how prehistoric man wrote on slabs of stone. Several shots of actors dressed as ancient Egyptians demonstrating how the ancient Egyptians wrote with a reed. Cartoon illustrating how the reed used by the ancient Egyptians compares with a modern fountain pen.

    Various shots of different types of writing machines from the collection at the London's Science Museum - shots of machines used to draw geometric patterns for use in engraving and geometric design. Also machines used for making perfect copies of designs.

    (Mute & Track Negs.)

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  • Data

    Archive
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    20/07/1939
    Sound:
    Sound
    Media URN:
    42664
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Film ID:
    1274.34
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration
    00:02:40:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:51:00:00 / 01:53:40:00
    Canister:
    NSP 173
    Sort Number:
    NSP 173
  • Appears in...

    Categories
    Lifestyle & Culture
    WorkSpaces
    GBRJ 4
  • Stills

    0:01 0:02 0:03 0:04

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