Indian man collects hundreds of typewriters

STORY: Location: Indore, India

This Indian man has collected

hundreds of typewriters

Some date back to 1890,

others are as new as 2020

Rajesh Sharma wants to promote the machine

in a time of smartphones and computers

He was inspired by his father who used to

work for lawyers using typewriters

[Rajesh Sharma, Typewriter collector]

"I opened this museum about 10 years ago. There are around 450 typewriters in the museum as of now. I started with around four to five typewriters. Apart from India, typewriters of America, England, Germany, France, Italy, Japan and China are also in my collection."

Sharma started collecting typewriters when he

realized they were disappearing from the country