Clamshell press, n.d.

Transparency, Slide

Accession Number: 2004.134.49.72

Description: Color transparency; American Printing House for the Blind employees are operating a clamshell press; the one in the purple shirt is Ethel Dickerson.

Medium: Photographic Film

Date: n.d.

Photographer: Modica, David

History/Provenance: Universal/Colt’s Armory platen presses manufactured by Thomson-National became known at APH as "clamshell presses," and were adapted for braille use by removing all their inking mechanisms.

Credit Line: (see provenance)

Subjects: Braille