Interpoint braille slate


Accession Number: 2001.211.64

Description: Pocket slate; curled piano hinge; 8 lines of 18 cells; pins and two pairs of Dymo tape slots in bottom plate; top frame brass, bottom frame aluminum; "Association Valentin Haüy Paris" stamped on top frame; pins (up) on lower frame through countersunk holes in top; windows on top frame indented to guide placement of stylus; frames have rounded corners.

Height: 3.75

Width: 5.125

Date Made: n.d.

Place of Origin: Paris, France

Collection: Ronecker Slate Collection

History/Provenance: Ronecker Slate Collection

Credit Line: Museum Purchase, 2001.211

Subjects: Braille Slates Tactile writing

Dimension Notes: overall

Made: Association Valentin Haüy

Material: Brass, aluminum

Updated: 11/23/2015