Relief Map of Australia & the Pacific Islands


Accession Number: 1992.27

Description: Dissected map of Australia and the Southeast Pacific; pieces are of a molded epoxy attached to a plywood base and painted with a heavy enamel in bright colors; all pieces stamped on base, "3"; terrain features are exaggerated and molded into the epoxy; regional capitals indicated by pointed red tack heads, other cities are rounded tack heads; map board has cutouts to hold map pieces in place once assembled.

Date Made: ca. 1965

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, 1992.270.

Subjects: Australia. Maps for the blind and visually impaired Maps. Pacific Islands Tactile graphics.

Made: American Printing House for the Blind

Material: Plastic, wood

Updated: 02/15/2021