Giant-Dot Pocket Frame

Slate, Desk

Accession Number: 2001.211.127

Description: Interlining braille desk slate; curled piano hinge on short side; two rows of 15 jumbo braille cells; cells are 5/32 x 5/16", 11/32" between rows, and 3/16" between columns; the column dividers are indented between columns 2-3, 6-7, 10-11, and 14-15; pegs on reverse for guide holes in board (no board); rounded point on end of frames, peg in tip of lower frame fits through hole in top frame; windows of top frame indented to guide placement of stylus.

Height: 1.5

Width: 8.875

Date Made: n.d.

Place of Origin: London, England

Collection: Ronecker Slate Collection

History/Provenance: Ronecker Slate Collection

Credit Line: Museum Purchase, 2001.211

Subjects: Braille Slates Tactile writing

Dimension Notes: overall

Made: Royal National Institute for the Blind

Material: Brass

Updated: 07/24/2015