Typewriter; Imperial Typewriter Co Ltd; CT01.4000

Name/Title

Typewriter

About this object

Typewriter; an early model, Imperial typewriter. Manufactured by the Imperial Typewriter Co Ltd, Leicester, England.

The Imperial Typewriter Co was founded in 1902 by J. G. Chattaway and Hidalgo Moya, trading as the Moya Typewriter Co. The Imperial Portable or Imperial D typewriter was manufactured from 1919. The company was acquired by Litton Industries in 1966 and the manufacture of typewriters ceased at Leicester in 1974.

Maker

Imperial Typewriter Co Ltd

Maker Role

Manufacturer

Place Made

Europe, United Kingdom, England, Leicester

Medium and Materials

processed material, metal

Inscription and Marks

Gold transfers: "IMPERIAL / Name and Trade Mark Regd / Manufactured by / The Imperial Typewriter Co Ltd, Leicester, Eng."

Measurements

h 190mm x l 520mm x w 270mm (approximately)
Large

Subject and Association Keywords

technology, manufactures

Subject and Association Keywords

transportation and communications

Credit Line

From the collection of Owaka Museum Wahi Kahuika The Meeting Place "a rest on your journey"

Object Type

equipment

Object number

CT01.4000

Copyright Licence  

All rights reserved

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