St. Dunstan’s Braille Writer


Accession Number: 1998.92

Description: Black steel casing with nickel braille keys and levers; serial #547; mounted on a board covered with black textured material; board also serves as the bottom for a detachable carrying case with handle. Features include: backspacing lever, carriage return lever, and device to indicate position of carriage in braille cells 1-40.

Date Made: 1949

Place of Origin: Croydon London , England

Subjects: Assistive technology Braille Braillewriters Mechanical writing Rehabilitation Soldiers' homes Veterans

Dimension Notes: 6 1/16 x 16 x 11 7/8 in.

Made: Redwing Ltd.

Material: Steel, nickel

Updated: 12/14/2020