Accession Number: 2004.134.49.148
Description: Color photograph; an American Printing House for the Blind employee is operating a clamshell press; she is wearing a teal sweatshirt and jeans with a teal scrunchy in her hair; she has a white fingerless glove on her left hand; she is holding the plate open with her left hang and arranging the sheet of paper in the press with her right; to her left in the foreground are stacks of embossed pages; to her right is a stack of blank pages; six windows are visible on the wall behind her; two clamshell presses are visible behind her.
Medium: Photographic Paper
Print Size: 4"(h) x 6"(w)
Date: ca. 1990
History/Provenance: Universal/Colts Armory platen presses manufactured by Thomson-National became known at APH as "clamshell presses," and were adapted for braille use by removing all their inking mechanisms.
Credit Line: (see provenance)
Subjects: Braille Presses