Combination interlining and interpointing slate

Slate, Desk

Accession Number: 2001.211.108

Description: Braille tablet-style slate; board has sixteen rows of evenly spaced, pitted cells, pins, and a top-hinged frame; eight guide holes in each side of frame; guide has rounded wings which stick out over the frame and two pegs on back to fit the guide holes in frame; two lines of twenty-three (23) cells; stamped on horizontal bar on top of frame, "American Braille Press Inc."; stamped on right side of the top of the frame hinge bar, "64"; three raised dots symetrically spaced along that same bar.

Height: 10.75

Width: 6.75

Depth: 0.375

Date Made: 1925-1946

Place of Origin: Paris, France

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 1/4 x 7 1 /4 in. guide

Made: American Braille Press

Material: Aluminum

Updated: 07/24/2015