Light Brailler


Accession Number: 2004.128.1a-b

Description: Keys for dots 1, 2, and 3 are controlled by the ring, middle, and index fingers of the right hand. Keys for dots 4, 5, and 6 are similarly arranged for the left hand. A metal plate on top of the braillewriter reads "Light Brailler." Another plate attached to the bottom of the wooden base is inscribed in Japanese and includes the serial number 1035. A brown metal cover with a handle on the top fits over the braillewriter and fastens to the sides of the base. .1a - braille writer .1b - cover

Height: 3.75

Width: 11.75

Depth: 4

Date Made: ca. 1950

Place of Origin: Tokyo, Japan

Credit Line: Gift of the National Braille Association, 2004.128

Subjects: Assistive technology Braillewriters Mechanical writing

Dimension Notes: overall

Made: Guzeisha (Guzei Inc)

Material: Tinplate, aluminum, plastic, wood, steel

Updated: 07/24/2015