Map of Alaska embossing plate

Plate, Embossing

Accession Number: 2007.11.3h

Description: Plate for use in a printing press to emboss a tactile map of Alaska with raised lines and braille labeling. Indicates state borders, rivers, and mountain chains. Title also written in black marker for press operator. Clear tape around edges. Braille and raised markings are both machine and hand-tooled.

Height: 19

Width: 24

Date Made: ca. 1955

Place of Origin: [unknown]

Collection: APH Collection

History/Provenance: APH Collection

Credit Line: APH Collection, 2007.11

Subjects: Alaska Embossing (Printing) Maps Manufacturing aids, tools, and supplies

Made: [unknown]

Material: Tinplate

Updated: 07/28/2015