Desk slate board with hinged metal clip

Slate, Desk

Accession Number: 1992.49

Description: Mahogany-colored wood desk slate board, glued up from three sections joined with tongue/groove joint; cast aluminum paper clamp; two grooves on sides with vertical rows of seven holes for pins on slate; two diagonally arranged holes in board for slate storage.

Height: 12.5

Width: 10

Date Made: ca. 1935

Place of Origin: Louisville, KY

Collection: APH Collection

History/Provenance: APH Collection

Credit Line: APH Collection, 1992.49

Subjects: Boards (writing) Tactile writing

Made: American Printing House for the Blind

Material: Wood, nickel

Updated: 07/23/2015