New Hall Braillewriter


Accession Number: 1990.4.1-2

Description: Braillewriter 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. 4633 Louisville, Ky." Braille writer has gray textured finish. Case is of black leather-like material and has metal corner reinforcement. .1 braillewriter .2 case

Height: 6

Width: 17.5

Depth: 10

Weight: 311.85

Date Made: ca. 1971

Place of Origin: Louisville, KY

Collection: APH Collection

History/Provenance: APH Collection

Credit Line: APH Collection, 1990.4

Subjects: Assistive technology Braillewriters Mechanical writing

Dimension Notes: 6.25 x 17.5 x 11 in. (case)

Made: American Printing House for the Blind

Material: Steel, aluminum, wood, rubber

Updated: 03/01/2012