design-is-fine:

“Blickensderfer 6” portable typewriter, 1906. Aluminium. Made by George C. Blickensderfer, USA. Via artsmia / Minneapolis Institute of Art

Its rotating type wheel allowed for a speedy change in typefaces. Like our own laptop computers and tablets today, it helped revolutionize work and communication while on the go.

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