Printer’s proof sheet of embossed type

Proof, Printing

Accession Number: 2007.31.1

Description: Embossed specimen of three raised letter types on one page: "Friedlander's Roman Capital," "Howe's boston lower case," and Kneass' Improved Combined." At top center is the heading "Printing for the Blind." Page was composed by "N.B. Kneass, Jr., a Blind Printer."

Height: 10.5

Width: 7.25

Date Made: ca. 1867

Place of Origin: [Philadelphia]

Credit Line: Museum Purchase, 2007.31

Subjects: Line letter Printing and writing systems Tactile printing history

Made: Kneass, Napoleon B., Jr.

Material: Paper

Updated: 06/28/2021