Relief Map of Africa


Accession Number: 1992.269

Description: Carved wood relief map of Africa; painted and dissected; bodies of water are painted blue, rivers are recessed; mountains are carved in relief; countries are enameled pink, green, yellow, gray, red, and gold; principal cities indicated by nailheads, capitols are pointed and enameled red, others are rounded and enameled white; all pieces stamped on reverse, "#2"; reverse sides left unpainted; missing Spanish Morroco.

Height: 47

Width: 38

Depth: 4

Date Made: ca. 1940

Maker: American Printing House for the Blind

Place of Origin: Louisville, KY

Collection: APH Collection

History/Provenance: APH Collection

Credit Line: Gift of the Missouri School for the Blind, 1992.269.

Subjects: Africa. Maps for the blind and visually impaired Maps. Tactile graphics.

Dimension Notes: overall

Made: American Printing House for the Blind

Material: Wood

Exhibit Label: Map

Updated: 02/15/2021