Erika Picht portable braillewriter


Accession Number: 1992.357

Description: This braillewriter is painted blue and has wooden keys with ivory-like tops. It has a detachable paper support and sound absorption pad. It is housed in a briefcase-style case. The following words are on the paper support: "Robotron Export-Import, Volkseigenei Au Benhandelsbetrieb der Deutschen Demokratischen Republic DDR-108 Berlin, Friedrichstabe 61, Mod. 500 Picht, Made in GDR."

Height: 3

Width: 15.5

Depth: 13

Date Made: ca. 1980

Maker: VEB Robotron Schreibmaschinenwerk

Place of Origin: Dresden, East Germany

Credit Line: Gift of Judy Dixon, 1992.357

Subjects: Assistive technology Braillewriters. Mechanical writing

Dimension Notes: 7.6 x 39.3 x 33 cm.

Made: VEB Robotron Schreibmaschinenwerk

Material: Steel, aluminum, wood, leather

Updated: 03/01/2019