Picht braille-writer (c.1900), CSTM artifact no. 1987.0263.001

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Title

Picht braille-writer (c.1900), CSTM artifact no. 1987.0263.001

Subject

braille-writers and assistive technologies

Description

Picht braille-writer c.1900, first developed by Oscar Picht, director of the Provincial School for the Blind in Bromberg, Germany, and later director of the State Blind Institute Berlin-Steglitz. First manufactured in 1899 by the company B.R. Herde and F.R. Wendt, and continued production until the 1930s

Creator

Photograph by Beth A. Robertson

Source

B.R. Herde and F.R. Wendt Co., Canadian Science and Technology Museum Corporation, Ottawa, ON

Publisher

Carleton University Disabilities Research Group

Date

c.1900

Rights

Photograph by Beth A. Robertson. Use with permission.

Citation

Photograph by Beth A. Robertson, “Picht braille-writer (c.1900), CSTM artifact no. 1987.0263.001,” Envisioning Technologies , accessed October 25, 2020, https://envisioningtechnologies.omeka.net/items/show/8.

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