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Braillewriter

Details

Artifact no.
1987.0269.001
Manufacturer
GALARNEAU, ROLAND
Manufacturer Location
Hull, Québec, Canada
Manufactured Date
Between 1962 - 1966
Context Function
Translates alphanumeric keyboard into braille dots for blind.
Context Technical
Models based on prototype may one day be fulfilling the demands of braille readers in many languages throughout the world.
Context Canada
Used in Canada to augment production of French braille.
Description
Wood brailler & keyboard.
Number of Parts
1
Artifact Finish
Wood covered with rust-coloured masonite.
Artifact Missing
From CA of 12/16/1994 by Tony Missio: Yes - Missing most of proper left end panel.
Group 1
Printing
Category 1
Typesetting
Subcategory 1
Impact composition
Material
wood
Length
12.7 cm
Width
10.5 cm