Interlining braille desk slate

Slate, Desk

Accession Number: 1992.55.4

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.

Date Made: ca. 1935

Place of Origin: London, England

Collection: APH Collection

History/Provenance: APH Collection

Credit Line: APH Collection, 1992.55

Subjects: Braille Slates Tactile writing

Made: Royal National Institute for the Blind

Material: Nickel alloy

Updated: 10/03/2019