Moon type alphabet sheets

Card, Alphabet

Accession Number: 1995.6.3-6

Description: Three embossed sheets. Each has the alphabet and the phrase "God Is Love" in Moon type on the right half of the sheet and, on the left half, a raised-line illustration of the British Isles with major cities indicated by large raised dots. Above each letter of the alphabet and phrase is the same in ink print; map includes ink print labeling. Additonally, in ink print, the heading "Dr. Moon's Alphabet;" an illustration of the Royal Coat of Arms, with surrounding text "Under the Most Gracious Patronage of Her Majesty, the Queen"; a brief explanation of Moon type, and the address of the Moon Society.

Height: 7.75

Width: 10.5

Date Made: n.d.

Place of Origin: Louisville, KY

Collection: APH Collection

History/Provenance: APH Collection

Credit Line: APH Collection, 1995.6

Subjects: Printing and writing systems Embossing (Printing) Maps for the blind and visually impaired British Isles

Made: American Printing House for the Blind

Material: Paper

Updated: 04/26/2013