Tyler-Tatlow Frame

Slate, Postcard

Accession Number: 2014.21.2

Description: Bright aluminum finish; piano hinge connects upper and lower frames; both frames have grid of seven (7) lines of twenty-three (23) braille cells, windows slightly indented to guide stylus placement; the lines on the top and bottom frames alternate to allow interlining -- brailling on both sides of the paper -- without removing the paper from the slate; the opposite frame is punched with six indented holes behind each cell frame opening; every other line is numbered in braille; three rounded projections on the lower edge of the slate; six brass registration pins.

Height: 3.5

Width: 5.5

Depth: 0.125

Date Made: ca. 1968

Maker: Royal National Institute for the Blind

Place of Origin: London, England

Credit Line: Gift of Fred Gissoni

Subjects: Braille Instructional aids, tools, and supplies Slates Tactile writing

Dimension Notes: overall

Made: Royal National Institute for the Blind

Material: Aluminum, brass

Updated: 11/02/2016