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Writing Slate

1991.924 (RS20784)

Description

A rectangular pine frame enclosing a conforming slate. The frame is printed with geometric shapes, architectural facades, perspectual images on one side, the alphabet and numbers, Roman numerals and a selecion of 32 four letter words on one side.

Details

Maker
Wilde Bowler & Co. (Maker)
Inscriptions
Printed on the top, on one side is: The/Natural/Slates Primary School/Manufactured and Published by WILDE(?) BOWLER & CO. BOSTON.
Location of origin
Boston, MA, USA
Associated Building
Original to Cogswell's Grant (Essex, Mass.).
Material
pine (wood)
printing (process)
slate (rock)
Object type
Written Communication T&E
Places
Massachusetts (United States)
Descriptive terms
Alphabet
alphabets (symbols)
Chalkboard
Geometric
geometric patterns
Numbers
numerals
Pine
Possibly pine (wood)
printing (process)
Slate
slate (rock)
tablets
Dimensions
8 x 10 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1991.924
Credit Line
Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little
GUSN
2699

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