Crossword Puzzle Outfit

Puzzle, Crossword

Accession Number: 2015.28

Description: (ab) Two piece telescoping cardboard box, covered in blue paper; RNIB logo label on top; (c) hinged mahogany box resting on four rubber feet and a brass hasp latch securing lid shut; hinged panel in lid conceals two storage compartments for pieces; black flexible rubber 15x15 grid fitted into bottom; seventy-five (75) red cylinder "spacers"; two-hundred (200) yellow plastic squares with braille dots on four sides and with a post in the center arranged such that three tiers on the pieces can be rotated to form any desired braille symbol; (d) saddle stapled instruction book in print and braille, light blue cover, title reads, "Crossword Puzzle Outfit/Catalogue No. 9097/supplied by/The Royal National Institute for the Blind/Great Portland Street, London, W1N 6AA".

Height: 2.25

Width: 8.75

Depth: 8.375

Date Made: ca. 1975

Maker: Royal National Institute for the Blind

Place of Origin: London, England

Credit Line: Museum Purchase, 2015.28

Subjects: Accessibility Blindness Crossword puzzles Games

Dimension Notes: overall, puzzle unit outside of box

Made: Royal National Institute for the Blind

Material: Wood, plastic, rubber, brass

Updated: 02/15/2021