Photograph of nun using a braille paper punch

Print, Photographic

Accession Number: 2000.85d

Description: Black-and-white photo shows a nun using a paper punch to create holes along the binding edge of braille pages. A board is raised to a slant by two legs. Paper is placed on top of the board and a metal piece attached to the top of the raised end is used to perforate one end of the paper. The nun is steadying the paper with her left hand and holding the metal piece in her right hand.

Medium: Photographic Paper

Print Size: 9 x 7 in.

Date: ca. 1940

Photographer: [unknown]

History/Provenance: Item belonged to donor's grandmother who was a braille transcriber. Information provided by donor.

Credit Line: Gift of Ann Stamets, 2000.85

Subjects: Bookbinding Braille