Tactile Model, Mount Vernon

Description (Brief)
Tactile architectural models such as this reproduction of George Washington’s home, Mount Vernon, were used to teach students who were blind or had low vision. This one was used at the Michigan School for the Blind and dates from the late 1930s.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
model, tactile
date made
late 1930s
maker
unknown
Physical Description
wood (overall material)
paint (outside material)
Measurements
overall: 27 in x 40 in x 21 in; 68.58 cm x 101.6 cm x 53.34 cm
place made
United States: Michigan
ID Number
2004.0222.05
accession number
2004.0222
catalog number
2004.0222.05
subject
Blind
Health & Medicine
Disabilities
Disabilities
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Medicine and Science: Medicine
Disabilities
Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center
Credit Line
Gift of State of Michigan

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