Braille slate


Accession Number: 2001.211.76

Description: Hinged full-page slate; dark "white metal" alloy; 29 lines, 34 cells; brass pins in top plate allow paper to be read without removal from slate. "Lehrmittel Verlag Blindeninstitut Wien" on front of top plate; outline of a shamrock and "64" on back of top plate.

Height: 12.75

Width: 9.625

Date Made: n.d.

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: overall

Made: Lehrmittel Verlag, Blindeninstitut Wien

Material: Zinc

Updated: 07/24/2015