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[Photographic Slides of a Shell Service Station Safety Course]

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[Photographic Slides of a Shell Service Station Safety Course]

75.00

A large lot of slides, each numbered in sequence, 1-72, and composing a complete safety course produced for operators on Shell service stations. Populated by period vehicles and in rich 1970's color, many of the images with bold lettered messages, either in plain text slides or over images in a proto-meme style decades ahead of the popular internet image trend. A compelling and certainly scarce visual program on automobiliana and safety associated with an iconic American brand.  

[Automobiliana] : [Photography] . [Shell Service Station Safety Course Slides]. Chicago: Pinnn Productions, [ca. 1970]. 72 slides. Color film positive images approximately 1 3/8" x 1", set into 2" square cardboard mounts. Clean, well preserved. About very good-plus. Additional scans available upon request.

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A large lot of slides, each numbered in sequence, 1-72, and composing a complete safety course produced for operators on Shell service stations. Populated by period vehicles and in rich 1970's color, many of the images with bold lettered messages, either in plain text slides or over images in a proto-meme style decades ahead of the popular internet image trend. A compelling and certainly scarce visual program on automobiliana and safety associated with an iconic American brand.  

[Automobiliana] : [Photography] . [Shell Service Station Safety Course Slides]. Chicago: Pinnn Productions, [ca. 1970]. 72 slides. Color film positive images approximately 1 3/8" x 1", set into 2" square cardboard mounts. Clean, well preserved. About very good-plus. Additional scans available upon request.