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1882 Bartholomew Stenograph Serial # 483 1882 Bartholomew Stenograph typewriter, Serial # 483 Guillermo Fernandez Boan's 1882 Bartholomew Stenograph typewriter. 2022-10-09 From the Virtual Typewriter Collection of Guillermo Fernandez Boan: 1882 Bartholomew Stenograph Serial # 483 This is an early example of the stenograph invented by Miles Bartholomew in 1877.
It was manufactured by Bartholomew's company, the United States Stenograph Corporation of East St. Louis, Illinois (and was used as late as 1937 by official reporters).
Its ten keys could be depressed one at a time (a letter at a stroke) to create a series of dots and dashes, much like Morse code.
Miles Bartholomew was an official court reporter and for his creation he is considered the "Father of the Stenograph."
The Bartholomew Stenograph was the first machine to attain a degree of success in the reporting field, and despite new technologies, later stenograph models remain nowadays in use in Courts all around the world, as a reliable mode of registering events during court sessions.
This is a complete example, with its corresponding paper roll, ink ribbon, and leather case.
Not many Bartholomew stenographers remain in this remarkable condition.
Undoubtfully one of my typewriters collection jewels.

1882 Bartholomew Stenograph #483

Status: My Collection
Hunter: Guillermo Fernandez Boan (ORTBRAKER)
Created: 10-09-2022 at 12:30PM
Last Edit: 10-09-2022 at 12:48PM


Description:

This is an early example of the stenograph invented by Miles Bartholomew in 1877.
It was manufactured by Bartholomew's company, the United States Stenograph Corporation of East St. Louis, Illinois (and was used as late as 1937 by official reporters).
Its ten keys could be depressed one at a time (a letter at a stroke) to create a series of dots and dashes, much like Morse code.
Miles Bartholomew was an official court reporter and for his creation he is considered the "Father of the Stenograph."
The Bartholomew Stenograph was the first machine to attain a degree of success in the reporting field, and despite new technologies, later stenograph models remain nowadays in use in Courts all around the world, as a reliable mode of registering events during court sessions.
This is a complete example, with its corresponding paper roll, ink ribbon, and leather case.
Not many Bartholomew stenographers remain in this remarkable condition.
Undoubtfully one of my typewriters collection jewels.

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transport case
transport case


transport case detail
transport case detail

the Stenograph inside its transport case
the Stenograph inside its transport case

keys detail
keys detail

ink ribbon detail
ink ribbon detail

the stenograph's backward view
the stenograph's backward view

decal detail
decal detail

stenograph in folded -transport- position (rear view)
stenograph in folded -transport- position (rear view)

stenograph unfolded (ready to use position)
stenograph unfolded (ready to use position)

stenograph folded -transport- position, front view
stenograph folded -transport- position, front view

patents detail
patents detail

Hunter: Guillermo Fernandez Boan (ORTBRAKER)

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