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Object ID # 1956.029.001
Object Name Typewriter
Title Oliver No. 5 Standard Visible Typewriter
Lexicon category 6: T&E For Communication
Year Range from 1907
Year Range to 1914
Artist The Oliver Typewriter Company
Made The Oliver Typewriter Co. (Chicago, Illinois)
Place of Origin Chicago, Illinois, United States of America
Description OLIVER No. 5 typewriter. Dark green finished metal body. The octagonal key covers are predominantly white. Black keys are CAP, FIG, TAB, RIGHT, and LEFT. There are three rows of white keys. There is a small black-coloured space bar below the final row of keys. There is yellow-coloured text (model and manufacturing information). "Standard Visible Typewriter" is present. Ribbon?
Provenance Manufactured in Chicago, Illinois, by The Oliver Typewriter Co. The No. 5 and 6 were produced between 1907 and 1914.
Provenance unknown. Last belonged to Alice Watson who resided on 15th St. East, in Owen Sound, Grey County.
Collection Office Equipment & Accessories Collection
Material Metal/Finish/Plastic/Ink
Dimensions W-40 L-36.5 D-26.5 cm
Found Owen Sound, Grey County