Marburg Braille Shorthand Machine


Accession Number: 1992.387

Description: It embosses on a roll of paper tape that is approximately 5/8 in. wide and inserted into the back of the machine. The writer is designed as a case with six keys and a spacing bar. The front of the case opens forward to reveal the keys. The keys are made of nickel and have rubber padding beneath them. The braille writer is steel and painted black.

Height: 2.375

Width: 8.25

Depth: 5

Date Made: ca. 1960

Place of Origin: Marburg, Germany

Collection: APH Collection

History/Provenance: APH Collection

Credit Line: APH Collection, 1992.387.

Subjects: Assistive technology Braillewriters Mechanical writing

Dimension Notes: 2 3/8 x 8 1/4 x 5 in.

Made: Deutsche Blindenstudienanstalt (Blista)

Material: Steel, nickel, rubber

Updated: 10/28/2019