Large dissected map of Africa


Accession Number: 2001.173.4

Description: Easel-type dissected relief map of Africa; pieces formed from two layers, a molded epoxy relief layer adhered to a foundation layer of epoxy board, cut to shape after gluing as revealed by the band saw lines on the sides; dissected countries lift out of a recessed outline frame with black trim; main bodies of water are depressed from landmasses and are enameled blue; mountains are raised; countries are enameled in green, gold, pink, gray, and sand; national and regional capital cities are indicated by pointed red tack heads; other cities are rounded tack heads; braille Dymo tape labeling; all pieces stamped on reverse, "#1".

Height: 47

Width: 38

Depth: 4

Date Made: ca. 1960

Place of Origin: Louisville, KY

Collection: KSB Collection

History/Provenance: KSB Collection

Subjects: Africa. Geography. Instructional aids, tools, and supplies. Maps for the blind and visually impaired Tactile graphics.

Made: American Printing House for the Blind

Material: Plastic

Updated: 02/15/2021