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Woman using typewriter by American inventor Christopher Latham Sholes (1819-1890). Forerunner of 20th century machine, keys had piano action and the carriage moved one space to left for each character struck and keyboard had Qwerty layout. Sholes sold out to Remington in 1874. From 'Scientific American' (New York 1872). Wood engraving.

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Woman using typewriter by American inventor Christopher Latham Sholes (1819-1890).  Forerunner of 20th century machine, keys had piano action and the carriage moved one space to left for each character struck and keyboard had Qwerty layout.  Sholes sold out to Remington in 1874.  From 'Scientific American' (New York 1872).  Wood engraving.