New Hall Braillewriter


Accession Number: 1990.15.1

Description: Braillewriter, 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. Braillewriter 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. 4323 Louisville, Ky." Braille writer has gray textured finish. Case is of black leather-like material and has metal corner reinforcement.

Height: 6.102362205

Width: 17.32283465

Depth: 9.842519685

Date Made: ca. 1966

Place of Origin: Louisville, KY

Collection: APH Collection

History/Provenance: APH Collection

Credit Line: APH Collection, 1990.15

Subjects: Assistive technology Blind. Braillewriters. Instructional aids, tools, and supplies. Mechanical writing.

Dimension Notes: overall

Made: American Printing House for the Blind

Material: Aluminum, steel, wood, rubber

Updated: 03/05/2012