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Writing Slate

1991.925 (RS20783)

Description

A rectangular slate held in conforming wood frame of mortise and tenon construction.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1825-1875
Associated Building
Original to Cogswell's Grant (Essex, Mass.).
Material
blackboard slate
maple (wood)
mortise-and-tenon joints
Object type
Written Communication T&E
Descriptive terms
blackboard slate
Chalkboard
Maple
maple (wood)
Mortise & Tenon
mortise-and-tenon joints
Slate
tablets
Dimensions
11 3/4 x 9 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1991.925
Credit Line
Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little
GUSN
2700

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