New York point and braille slate

Slate, Pocket

Accession Number: 2001.211.38

Description: Hinged pocket slate for writing New York point or braille; nickel-plated brass; 4 lines of 36 cells; pins (up) in bottom plate. "Made By Cooper Eng. & Mfg. Co. Chicago, Ill U.S.A." --top plate.

Height: 1.75

Width: 8

Date Made: ca. 1925

Maker: Cooper Engineering & Manufacturing Company

Place of Origin: Chicago, IL

Collection: Ronecker Slate Collection

History/Provenance: Ronecker Slate Collection

Credit Line: Museum Purchase, 2001.211

Subjects: Braille New York Point Slates Tactile writing

Dimension Notes: 1 3/4 x 8 in.

Made: Cooper Engineering & Manufacturing Company

Material: Nickel-plated brass

Updated: 07/24/2015