New Hall Braillewriter


Accession Number: 1990.7.1

Description: Braille writer, which weighs 11 pounds, has a conventional keyboard with back spacing lever on the right side of the base. Paper is wrapped around a central wooden roller and held in place by a rubber traction roller. The braille writer uses 11 1/2 in. wide paper with 41 cells to the line. The inscription on the metal place reads: "The New Hall Braillewriter manufactured at the American Printing House for the Blind. Serial No. 2285 Louisville, Ky." Braille writer has black textured finish and highly polished metal around and behind keys.

Height: 6.5

Width: 17.5

Depth: 12.125

Date Made: ca. 1952

Place of Origin: Louisville, KY

Subjects: Assistive technology Braillewriters Mechanical writing

Dimension Notes: overall, case

Made: American Printing House for the Blind

Material: Aluminum, steel, wood, rubber

Updated: 04/15/2014