I noticed this ad in Anthony & Scovill’s The American Annual of Photography (Times-Bulletin) For 1903. We have Photo Era (1898-1920) in the rare books room of a library here; I should take a look. Maybe there will be fascinating insights into this new “multi-modal literacy” that everyone is on about. After all, photography is placed on an equal footing with the spelling book.
A person just can’t have enough educational appliances.