Taylor Slate

Slate, Arithmetic

Accession Number: 1992.74

Description: This device consists of a rectangular stainless steel type frame, 432 octagonal cells are stamped in the top in an 18 x 24 grid, with a recessed oval compartment at one end for holding the extra type when the frame is in use; top folded on sides to wrap around the bottom plate and riveted with eight rivets; a black treated canvas or paper is between the top and the base to serve as a sound buffer; (38) pieces of yellow plastic type.

Height: 12

Width: 7.375

Depth: 0.5

Date Made: ca. 1940

Maker: Taylor, William

Place of Origin: Louisville, KY

Collection: APH Collection

History/Provenance: APH Collection

Credit Line: APH Collection, 1992.74

Subjects: Algebra Instructional aids, tools, and supplies Mathematics Slates

Made: American Printing House for the Blind

Material: Stainless steel

Updated: 04/04/2017