Production casting, U.S. Puzzle Map


Accession Number: 2011.36

Description: Production casting of molded relief map of Continental United States; cut into two halves; surface primed in medium brown; rivers and other bodies of water are recessed; borders of statss recessed; cities are indicated by rounded dots, capitols are indicated by hollow dots; Canada, Mexico, and Caribean islands partially included; longitude and latitude lines are depressed on Ocean areas and their positions west of Greenwich and north of the Equator noted in braille; molded frame and back; dense yellow plastic foam; sanded surface areas suggest surface preparation for painting.

Height: 19.375

Width: 31.5

Depth: 1

Date Made: ca. 1985

Maker: American Printing House for the Blind

Place of Origin: Louisville, KY

Credit Line: Gift of Shirley Powell, 2011.36.

Subjects: Maps Maps for the blind and visually impaired Tactile graphics United States Mold, map Instructional aids, tools, and supplies

Dimension Notes: overall

Made: American Printing House for the Blind

Material: Plastic

Updated: 11/18/2013