New Hall Braillewriter


Accession Number: 1990.13.1

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. 4199 Louisville, Ky." Braille writer has gray textured finish. Case is of black leather-like material and has metal corner reinforcement.

Date Made: ca. 1964

Place of Origin: Louisville, KY

Collection: APH Collection

History/Provenance: APH Collection

Subjects: Assistive technology Braillewriters Mechanical writing

Dimension Notes: 15.5 x 44 x 25 cm.

Made: American Printing House for the Blind

Material: Aluminum, steel, wood, rubber

Updated: 02/05/2018