Writing Slate

Collection Type

  • Household accessories

GUSN

GUSN-2699

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

Descriptive Terms

tablets
slate (rock)
pine (wood)
printing (process)
alphabets (symbols)
geometric patterns
numerals
Pine
Slate
Geometric
Alphabet
Numbers
Chalkboard

Inscription

Printed on the top, on one side is: The/Natural/Slates Primary School/Manufactured and Published by WILDE(?) BOWLER & CO. BOSTON.

Associated Building

Original to Cogswell's Grant (Essex, Mass.),

Maker

Wilde Bowler & Co. (Maker)

Location of Origin

Boston, MA, USA

Dimensions

8 x 10 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little

Accession Number

1991.924

Places

Massachusetts (United States)