Vacuum forming educational aids, 1987

Print, Photographic

Accession Number: 2004.134.49.205

Description: Color photograph; American Printing House for the Blind employee Ron Gwaltney is vacuum forming plastic parts of Fine Motor Development Materials, a preschool educational aid for children with multiple disabilities; he is bent over a vacuforming machine, examining the plastic molds; he has glasses and is wearing a long-sleeved blue shirt.

Medium: Photographic Paper

Print Size: 3.5 (h) x 5 (w) in.

Date: 1987

Photographer: Unidentified

History/Provenance: Vacuforming is a technique for making dense plastic molds using a machine that applies heat and pressure.

Credit Line: (see provenance)

Subjects: Plastics