Tactile map of the Far East, Southern Part


Accession Number: 2010.25.1

Description: Light green vacuum-formed plastic relief map, labeled in braille and raised letters; water denoted by raised horizontal lines, land is raised in exagerated relief with rivers represented by raised lines, cities by dots, and capitols by diamonds; braille symbols refer to accompanying key (not present with accession); braille grid labels on periphery; label in upper right, "FAR EAST/SOUTHERN PART/1:10,000,000/POUR NOS AVEUGLES/106 RUE DE LA POMPE/PARIS"; cast into lower right, "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 Southeast Asia Tactile graphics

Dimension Notes: overall

Made: American Foundation for Overseas Blind

Material: Plastic

Updated: 06/28/2021