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Typewriter, Maskelyne

Description

Typewriter, Maskelyne No. 3, serial number 1522, a typebar machine with a grasshopper action invented by John Neville Maskelyne, junior, a visible writer with 2 shift keys, 96 characters and differential spacing, manufactured London, UK, c. 1893

Museum reference

T.1934.193

Object name

Typewriter, Maskelyne

Production information

Great Britain, United Kingdom, Northern Europe

Date

1893

Materials

Metal

Associations

Inventor: John Neville Maskelyne, junior

Exhibitions

  • The Typewriter Revolution (28 May 2021 - 17 Apr 2022)
    National Museum of Scotland

On display

national museum of scotland »
level 3 »
special exhibition gallery 2 »
the typewriter revolution

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