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Cross A Bridge: A Typewriter Illustration Backdrops a Meditative Trip to Pittsburgh’s Carnegie Museum of Art

 Art Illustration #ink #travel #typewriters #video May 26, 2021 Grace Ebert [embedded content] Lenka Clayton takes viewers on a short road trip to the Carnegie Museum of Art in a tiny and unusual vehicle. A 1957 Smith Corona Skyriter chugs along sparsely illustrated streets constructed with angled letters and punctuation previously typed on a …

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A Rare Toshiba Typewriter from the 1950s Operates with a Trilingual Index of Thousands of Characters

 Design History #language #typewriters #video April 29, 2021 Grace Ebert  In the 1940s, Toshiba began producing index typewriters with massive, horizontal cylinders containing thousands of symbols. One edition, the BW-2112—watch the demonstration by the New Orleans-based Typewriter Collector above to see how the redesign utilizes manual rotation and a metal pointer to print …

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