Braille slate


Accession Number: 2001.211.23

Description: Hinged pocket slate; piano hinge on left; dark gray "white metal" alloy; 9 lines of 24 cells; brass pins up in bottom frame; windows in upper frame are straight rectangles, recessed pits in lower frame are in a squared off grid.

Height: 3.75

Width: 7.125

Date Made: n.d.

Place of Origin: Hamburg, Germany

Collection: Ronecker Slate Collection

History/Provenance: Ronecker Slate Collection

Credit Line: Museum Purchase, 2001.211

Subjects: Braille Slates Tactile writing

Dimension Notes: overall

Material: Zinc, brass

Updated: 07/24/2015