Desk board for Perkins Model 140 desk slate

Slate, Desk

Accession Number: 2007.29.4

Description: Veneered softwood rectangular board; grooved on sides, grooves drilled with line of seven parallel holes, holes on left are round, those in right groove are oval; stamped aluminum paper clamp riveted to top edge, piano hinge, pins up; stamped on clamp, "HOWE PRESS/PERKINS SCHOOL/WATERTOWN, MASS."; surface of board scribbled with red crayon.

Height: 12.625

Width: 10

Depth: 0.75

Date Made: n.d.

Maker: Howe Press

Place of Origin: Watertown, MA

Collection: APH Collection

History/Provenance: APH Collection

Credit Line: APH Collection, 2007.29.

Subjects: Boards (writing) Braille. Instructional aids, tools, and supplies. Slates. Tactile writing.

Dimension Notes: overall

Made: Howe Press

Material: Aluminum, wood

Updated: 07/22/2015