Lavender Braillewriter


Accession Number: 1992.274

Description: Lavender Braillewriter allowed paper to exit through the cover similarly to a typewriter. Rectangular keys, compact design, and no protruding parts. Cover snaps on the case; case and cover are made of Cycolac. Name plate on top reads "Lavender Braille Writer." Plate on bottom reads, "The Lavender Braillewriter Serial No. L 3987, Manufactured By The American Printing House For The Blind, Louisville, KY., U.S.A."

Date Made: 1962-1982

Maker: Lavender, Raymond

Place of Origin: Louisville, KY

Credit Line: Gift of Foundation for the Junior Blind, 1992.274

Subjects: Braillewriters. Instructional aids, tools, and supplies. Mechanical writing.

Dimension Notes: 4.75 x 16.5 x 6.25 in.

Made: American Printing House for the Blind

Material: Cycolac high impact plastic ; aluminum handle

Updated: 04/15/2014