Type cabinet or case stand

Cabinet, Type Case

Accession Number: 2006.19.9

Description: Fumed oak type cabinet; space for (24) cases on steel drawer guides screwed inside cabinet; full back, two recessed panels on sides; top bracketed on with steel braces and screws; steel pad lock loop on left front leg; top has three chases covered with brass plates stamped "wiring"; thirteen(13) type cases; (8) are Hamilton Manufacturing California Job cases, four(4) of those have closed cast-iron handles, the other four(4) have green enameled stamped steel handles; five(5) gray enameled cases with open pulls, three(3) of those are U.S. Upper cases with two sides arranged 7x7, two(2) are Triple cases with three division each 7x7; the cases have a variety of markings in ink and paper labels indicating the compartments contents; variety of lead type and printing blocks.

Height: 44

Width: 36

Length: 24

Date Made: ca. 1900

Place of Origin: Two Rivers, Wisconsin

Collection: APH Collection

History/Provenance: APH Collection

Credit Line: APH Collection

Subjects: Braille Printing

Made: Hamilton Manufacturing Company

Material: Wood, iron, steel, brass, printers type

Updated: 12/08/2010