The second Pitman Phonetic Institute and Printing Office, Albion Place, Lower Bristol Road, c.1851
4 0 c m
 
34cm
actual image size: 26cm x 32cm

The second Pitman Phonetic Institute and Printing Office, Albion Place, Lower Bristol Road, c.1851

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Description

This was the second location of Sir Isaac Pitman's Institute, inventor of phonographic shorthand. Located at the bottom of Marlborough Lane, it was destroyed in the Bath Blitz of April 1940. Note the use of his fonetic spelling on the lettering.
 

Image Reference

37954
 

Collection Reference

Chronicle P8025 Neg AL972
 

Original Width (mm)

106
 

Original Height (mm)

135
 

Collection Location

Bath Central Library
 

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