The Education of the Blind

Article, Magazine

Accession Number: 2001.182

Summary/Description: Disbound article from an unidentified periodical [possibly Scribner's Magazine], pages 373-387, volume 12, issue no. 42. Author writes about blindness education and developments in tactile printing in France, Great Britian, and the United States. Includes illustrations of the raised-letter types developed of Valentin Hauy, James Gall, Jacob Snider, and Samuel Gridley Howe; the tactile dot codes of Louis Braille and William Wait (New York Point); the writing slate developed by Braille; and arithmetic type. and one of information about APH.

Author: Jones, Mary Cadwalader

Credit Line: Museum Purchase, 2001.182

Publisher: [unknown]

Publish Date: 1892

Subjects: Blind children Blind Education Tactile printing history

Physical Description: [15] p. : ill. ; 9.75 x 7 in.