American Braille embossing plates

Plate, Embossing

Accession Number: 1992.314.5a-h

Description: Eight (8) embossing plates, produced from hand set type pressed into foil and mounted on a sheet of tinplate; American Braille alphabet, punctuation, numbers, contractions.

Height: 6

Width: 10.25

Date Made: ca. 1900

Place of Origin: Louisville, KY

Collection: APH Collection

History/Provenance: APH Collection

Credit Line: APH Collection, 1992.314

Subjects: Embossing (Printing) Manufacturing aids, tools, and supplies Printing plates Tactile printing

Made: American Printing House for the Blind

Material: Steel, tin

Updated: 02/15/2021