Relief Map of the United States


Accession Number: 1992.267.1

Description: Molded from rigid plastic, hand-painted, and dissected so that states can be lifted out. Each state is a different color, bodies of water are blue and depressed. Capitals and large cities denoted by nailheads. Exaggerated elevations; longitude and latitude lines are depressed with positions given in braille. Front of map reads "Relief Map of the United States, Manufactured by American Printing House for the Blind, Louisville, Kentucky, copyright 1939, The William J. Butler Relief Map, Louisville, KY, U.S.A. #24613."

Height: 19.5

Width: 31.5

Depth: 1.125

Date Made: ca. 1980

Maker: Butler, William J.

Place of Origin: Louisville, KY

Collection: APH Collection

History/Provenance: APH Collection

Credit Line: APH Collection, 1992.267.1

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

Made: American Printing House for the Blind

Material: Plastic

Updated: 08/06/2018