New Hall Braillewriter


Accession Number: 1992.365

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 plate on the back reads: "The New Hall Braillewriter, Manufactured at the American Printing House for the Blind, Serial no. 4922, Louisville, Ky." Braille writer lacks case.

Date Made: ca. 1970

Place of Origin: Louisville, KY

Subjects: Assistive technology Braillewriters Mechanical writing

Dimension Notes: 14 x 40 x 25 cm.

Made: American Printing House for the Blind

Material: Aluminum, steel, wood, rubber

Updated: 03/02/2015