Proofreading, 1987

Print, Photographic

Accession Number: 2004.134.49.68

Description: Color photograph; American Printing House for the Blind employee Joy Robinson is proofreading Braille using a VersaBraille, a refreshable Braille display; another APH employee sits across from her following along with a sighted copy, listening for errors in the trascription; Robinson is wearing a pink sweater and a watch on her left wrist; the woman across the desk from her has short, light hair and glasses and is wearing a dark blue, long-sleeved blouse; there is a desk lamp hanging in between them; there is a bookshelf against the back wall; there are Christmas themed decals on the windows visible in the left and right background. Museum has two copies: 2004.134.49.68 and 2004.134.49.236.

Medium: Photographic Paper

Print Size: 3.5 (h) x 5 (w) in.

Date: 1987

Photographer: Unidentified

History/Provenance: VersaBraille was one of the first refreshable Braille displays, introduced in the early 1980s.

Credit Line: (see provenance)

Subjects: Braille Proofreading