Large Abacus


Accession Number: 2009.6.16

Description: Rectangular black plastic frame with two rectangular cutouts in center; both cutouts lined with red felt; thirteen steel rods run vertically through both cutouts; lower rods each hold four (4) round white plastic moveable beads; upper rods each hold one (1) bead; beads are 7/16" diameter; cast into top frame, "APH"; raised bars and dots on frame divide beads into groups of three.

Height: 4.5

Width: 8.25

Depth: 1

Date Made: 1974

Maker: American Printing House for the Blind

Place of Origin: Louisville, KY

Collection: APH Collection

History/Provenance: APH Collection

Credit Line: APH Collection, 2009.6.

Subjects: Mathematics. Arithmetic. Blind. Education. Assistive technology Instructional aids, tools, and supplies. Abacus.

Dimension Notes: overall

Made: American Printing House for the Blind.

Material: Pastic, steel, wool

Updated: 04/23/2014