Tactile map of Europe, Physical


Accession Number: 2010.25.3

Description: Rectangular, light green vacuum formed plastic tactile map of Europe; water denoted by horizontal lines, land is molded in physical relief; rivers denoted by solid raised lines; braille grid indicators around border of map; legend in lower right in braille and raised letters, "EUROPE/PHYSICAL/1:10,000,000/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 Europe Tactile graphics

Dimension Notes: overall

Made: American Foundation for Overseas Blind

Material: Plastic

Updated: 06/28/2021