Braille slate

Slate, Desk

Accession Number: 2001.211.111

Description: Board slate; aluminum board has furrows, pins, and a top-hinged frame; brass guide has 2 pegs on back to fit holes in frame; 2 lines of 24 cells. "8942" --front of guide. "8942" and "Istituto Dei Ciechi Napoli Paolo Colosimo." --front of frame.

Height: 10

Width: 7

Depth: 0.375

Date Made: n.d.

Place of Origin: Naples, Italy

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 1/2 in. guide

Made: Istituto Paolo Colosimo, Napoli

Material: Aluminum, brass

Updated: 10/05/2015