Braille Pocket Slate

Slate, Pocket

Accession Number: 2001.211.44

Description: Hinged nickel-plated brass pocket slate; 4 lines of 28 cells; pins in bottom plate. A precursor to today's standard APH slate. "Made By Cooper Eng. & Mfg. Co. Chicago, Ill U.S.A." --top plate.

Date Made: ca. 1925

Place of Origin: Chicago

Collection: Ronecker Slate Collection

History/Provenance: Ronecker Slate Collection

Credit Line: Museum Purchase, 2001.211

Subjects: Braille Slates Tactile writing

Dimension Notes: 1 3/4 x 8 3/8 in.

Made: Cooper Engineering & Manufacturing Company

Material: Nickel, brass

Exhibit Label: Slate, Pocket

Updated: 11/23/2015