Braille slate


Accession Number: 2001.211.11

Description: Hinged pocket slate; dark gray "white metal" alloy; 8 lines of 21 cells; brass pins in bottom. "Lehrmittel Verlag Blindeninstitut Wien" on front of top plate; outline of a shamrock and "61" on back of top plate; windows in upper frame are rounded rectangles.

Date Made: ca. 1935

Place of Origin: Vienna, Austria

Collection: Ronecker Slate Collection

History/Provenance: Ronecker Slate Collection

Credit Line: Museum Purchase, 2001.211

Subjects: Braille Slates Tactile writing

Dimension Notes: 1/2 x 6 1/2 in.

Made: Lehrmittel Verlag, Blindeninstitut Wien

Material: White metal alloy

Updated: 07/24/2015