Large dissected map of South America


Accession Number: 2001.173.2

Description: Easel-type dissected relief map of South America; pieces formed from two layers, a molded relief layer of epoxy resin, and a epoxy board base; pieces are enameled overall; dissected pieces fit into a recessed cutout of the continent on the main board; bodies of water are depressed from landmasses and are colored blue; mountains are raised; black Dymo tape labels on bottom of pieces; capitals are indicated by red pointed tack heads.

Date Made: ca. 1965

Maker: American Printing House for the Blind

Place of Origin: Louisville, KY

Collection: KSB Collection

History/Provenance: KSB Collection

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

Made: American Printing House for the Blind

Material: Plastic

Updated: 02/15/2021