APH employee proofreading embossed plates

Print, Photographic

Accession Number: 2004.134.49.45-46

Description: Two prints of the same photograph; black-and-white glossy; APH employee has a pencil in her right hand following along of embossed metal plate to check for errors; in front of her, there is an APH adapted IBM (056?) Verifier that in turn sends the data to an automated stereograph machine, activating it to stamp braille on zinc embossing plates; and there are embossed metal plates in front of automated stereograph sitting on small table. On the back, stamped in green ink "Lin Caufield Photographers Inc. 2100 Arthur St. Louisville 17, KY. Melrose 6-3728."

Medium: Photographic Paper

Print Size: 8" (h) x 10" (w)

Date: 1971

History/Provenance: The photographs were transferred to the Museum from within the American Printing House for the Blind.

Credit Line: (see provenance)

Subjects: Photographs Stereographs Stereotype machines Stereotyping Transcription