Tactile map of South America, physical


Accession Number: 2010.25.7

Description: Rectangular, light green vacuum formed plastic tactile map of South America; water denoted by horizontal lines, land is in phyical relief; rivers denoted by solid lines; some landforms keyed by single braille symbol; braille grid indicators around border of map; legend in lower right in braille and raised letters, "SOUTH AMERICA/PHYSICAL/1:20,000,000/A.F.O.B./POUR NOS AVEUGLES/106 RUE DE LA POMPE/PARIS"; maker's mark beside legend, "JS".

Height: 19.5

Width: 15.5

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 South America Tactile graphics

Dimension Notes: overall

Made: American Foundation for Overseas Blind

Material: Plastic

Updated: 06/28/2021