Desk Slate

Slate, Desk

Accession Number: 2001.211.126

Description: Hinged braille slate; 4 lines of 36 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. "Howe Press Perkins Model 13" --front of top plate.

Height: 1.75

Width: 10.5

Date Made: ca. 1930

Place of Origin: Watertown, MA

Collection: Ronecker Slate Collection

History/Provenance: Ronecker Slate Collection

Credit Line: Museum Purchase, 2001.211

Subjects: Braille Slates Tactile writing

Dimension Notes: overall

Made: Howe Press

Material: Nickel alloy

Updated: 07/24/2015