A black metal portable Remington Envoy typewriter.
The first working typewriter was invented in 1808 however commercial production did not occur until the 1870s. Remington was a market leader along with companies such as Underwood and Hammond. In the 20th Century typewriters became an essential tool for business and education.
manufacturer: Remington Envoy, USA
maximum dimension: 325mm
subject area: Social Science, Technology
specific themes: Technology, Invention, Communication
handling collection number: HC47