Braille Tablet

Slate, Pocket

Accession Number: 2015.3.2

Description: Pocket slate; curled piano hinge; 8 lines of 18 cells; two pairs of Dymo tape slots in bottom plate; top frame is brass, bottom frame is aluminum; "Association Valentin Haüy Paris" stamped on top edge of top frame; four pins (up) on lower frame through countersunk holes in top; windows on top frame indented to guide placement of stylus; frames have rounded corners.

Height: 3.688

Width: 5.125

Depth: 0.188

Date Made: ca. 1965

Maker: Association Valentin Haüy

Place of Origin: Paris, France

Credit Line: Gift of Mireille Duhen, 2015.3.

Subjects: Braille Slates Tactile writing

Dimension Notes: overall

Made: Association Valentin Hauy

Material: Brass, aluminum

Updated: 07/24/2015