Desk Slate

Slate, Desk

Accession Number: 2001.211.122

Description: Hinged braille slate; 4 lines of 37 cells; 1 large blunt pin in top plate; 2 pegs on back of bottom plate to fit in holes on a smooth board; a board is not included. "American Printing House for the Blind Louisville, KY." --front of top plate. Slight corrosion.

Height: 1.75

Width: 11.25

Date Made: n.d.

Maker: American Printing House for the Blind

Place of Origin: Louisville, KY

Collection: Ronecker Slate Collection

History/Provenance: Ronecker Slate Collection

Credit Line: Museum Purchase, 2001.211

Subjects: Braille Slates Tactile writing

Dimension Notes: overall

Made: American Printing House for the Blind

Material: Nickel alloy

Exhibit Label: Slate, Desk

Updated: 11/24/2015