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Exhibition on 'Intl Museum Day' opened at Victoria Memorial

Press Trust of India  |  Kolkata 

A week-long exhibition titled 'The Objects in the Archive' was today inaugurated at the Hall here to commemorate the International Day.

Inaugurating the exhibition, of the Hall Dr Jayanta Sengupta said the exhibition contained various artefacts which played important roles in the history, an official release said.

These artefacts included folding typewriter, electric typewriter, Smith Premier type writer, surveyors transit theodolite, rotary duplicating machine, musical box, gramophone, letter box, mechanical calculator, audio projector, 16 mm movie projector, radio, telephone magneto, Hypex Horn and micro computer.

Shrikant Pathak, Director, Central Research Training Laboratory, said, as the theme of International Day, 2018 is "Hyper Connected Museums: New Approaches, New Publics", measures are taken to introduce indigenously developed device which have been named RAWAN (Remotely Accessible Based Audio Narator) in this exhibition.

The exhibition will continue till May 24.

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First Published: Fri, May 18 2018. 21:25 IST