Braille slate

Slate, Desk

Accession Number: 2001.211.106

Description: Board slate; board has pitted cells, pins, and a top-hinged frame; guide has two pegs on back to fit holes in frame; 2 lines of 23 cells. "Lehrmittel Verlag Blindeninstitut Wien," outline of a shamrock, and "61" on front of board.

Height: 11

Width: 6.75

Depth: 0.375

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: Boards (writing) Braille Slates Tactile writing

Dimension Notes: overall; 1 x 7 1/4 in. guide ; 1 x 7 1/4 in. guide

Made: Lehrmittel Verlag, Blindeninstitut Wien

Material: Aluminum

Updated: 07/24/2015