Tactile map of Australia and Oceania


Accession Number: 2010.25.5

Description: Rectangular, light green vacuum formed plastic tactile map of Southeast Asia, Australia and Oceania; water denoted by horizontal lines, land is in physical relief; political boundaries marked by dotted lines, rivers by solid lines, cities are dots; each country, island group, or political subdivision keyed by single braille symbol; braille grid indicators around border of map; legend in lower right in braille and raised letters, "AUSTRALIA AND OCEANIA/1:28,000,000/A.F.O.B./14 RUE DARU/PARIS"; maker's mark in lower left, "JS".

Height: 15.5

Width: 19.5

Depth: 0.5

Date Made: ca. 1950

Maker: American Foundation for Overseas Blind

Place of Origin: Paris, France

Credit Line: Gift of Dr. Sheila Amato, 2010.25.

Subjects: Geography Instructional aids, tools, and supplies Maps for the blind and visually impaired Australia Oceania Tactile graphics

Dimension Notes: overall

Made: American Foundation for Overseas Blind

Material: Plastic

Updated: 06/28/2021