Relief picture of two species of sturgeon

Graphic, Tactile

Accession Number: 1998.80.155

Description: Relief picture produced by Martin Kunz for instruction of blind students; may be a part of his Naturkunde [Natural History] series. Kunz' name and location are embossed in German braille, at bottom. Raised figures of two sturgeon: the common sturgeon (top) and the beluga sturgeon (bottom), also known as huso huso. Braille labeling identifies the common names in German and French and the species in Latin. Some raised horizontal lines beneath the top figure may represent water.

Height: 12.5

Width: 15.625

Date Made: ca. 1890

Maker: Kunz, Martin

Place of Origin: Illzach, Germany

Collection: APH Collection

History/Provenance: APH Collection

Credit Line: APH Collection, 1998.80

Subjects: Instructional aids, tools, and supplies. Tactile graphics. Zoological illustration.

Dimension Notes: overall

Made: Kunz, Martin

Material: Paper

Updated: 06/02/2021