Braille board slate

Slate, Desk

Accession Number: 1992.56

Description: Bright aluminum board stamped with lines of inverse braille cells, frames have rounded corners; top-hinged frame to secure the paper has column of twelve guide holes on each side; "Association Valentin Haüy Paris" stamped on the front bottom edge of the frame; stamped brass guide, with two lines of 23 cells, has pegs on the back to fit into the guide holes on the sides of the frame.

Height: 11

Width: 6.75

Date Made: ca. 1965

Maker: Association Valentin Haüy

Place of Origin: Paris, France

Collection: APH Collection

History/Provenance: APH Collection

Credit Line: APH Collection, 1992.56

Subjects: Boards (writing) Braille Slates Tactile writing

Dimension Notes: overall

Made: Association Valentin Hauy

Material: Brass, aluminum

Updated: 06/29/2016