Braille slate

Slate, Desk

Accession Number: 2001.211.117

Description: Board slate; board has pitted cells, pins, and a top-hinged frame; guide is notched on one end and has 2 pegs on back to fit holes in frame; 2 lines of 36 cells. "96" --front of guide and front of board.

Height: 14

Width: 9.75

Depth: 0.25

Date Made: n.d.

Place of Origin: unknown

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 board ; 1 1/8 x 10 3/8 in. guide

Made: unknown

Material: Aluminum

Updated: 07/24/2015