Map of North America embossing plate

Plate, Embossing

Accession Number: 2007.11.3g

Description: Plate for use in a printing press to emboss a tactile map of North America with raised lines and braille labeling. Indicates country borders, Washington, D.C., and rivers. Includes a map key. Title also written in black marker for press operator. Clear tape around edges. Two holes along top edge for securing in press. Braille and raised markings are both machine and hand-tooled.

Height: 24

Width: 19

Date Made: ca. 1955

Place of Origin: [unknown]

Collection: APH Collection

History/Provenance: APH Collection

Credit Line: APH Collection, 2007.11

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

Made: [unknown]

Material: Tinplate

Updated: 07/28/2015