Map of Panama Canal and Canal Zone embossing plate

Plate, Embossing

Accession Number: 2007.11.3d

Description: Plate for use in a printing press to emboss a tactile map of the Panama Canal and Canal Zone with raised lines and braille labeling. Includes a map key. Title also written in black marker for press operator. Clear tape around edges. 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 Panama Canal (Panama) Manufacturing aids, tools, and supplies

Made: [unknown]

Material: Tinplate

Updated: 07/28/2015