New Hall Braillewriter


Accession Number: 2005.40.2

Description: New Hall Braillewriter; cast aluminum frame, crackled black finish; six black rubber keys with a square steel space bar in middle; chrome plated keyboard plate; steel carriage, black enameled wood platen roller with black plastic knobs and a zinc paper bar, black rubber spring loaded roller on top of platen; adjustable paper guide on bar at back along with a plated end of line bell; four black rubber feet; serial number 1052; black fiber board carrying case with steel reinforced corners and black plastic handle; bracket inside case secures writer during transportation; written in chalk inside lid, "Bobbie Andrews".

Height: 5.5

Width: 15.5

Depth: 10

Date Made: ca. 1950

Place of Origin: Louisville, KY

Credit Line: Gift of the Louisiana Instructional Materials Center for the Blind and Visually Impaired, 2005.40

Subjects: Assistive technology Braillewriters. Mechanical writing.

Dimension Notes: Case is 11.5 x 17 x 6.5"

Made: American Printing House for the Blind

Material: Steel, aluminum, rubber, fiberboard, plastic

Updated: 02/19/2013