Toy

Object Number: 
2002.1.2143
Date: 
1878-1900
Medium: 
Wood, glass, stone
Dimensions: 
11 5/8 x 8 x 1/4 in.
Description: 
A child's writing and drawing slate. One side has a black slate and a glass window. The reverse has clips for holding drawing behind the window for tracing, and a space behind the slate for storing more drawings. The back has a paper label that reads "New Reversible Slate, With three seperate[sic] parts for drawing./ Great Combination, Secured by three Patents, 29th June 1878, re-issue granted and Patent applied for. C.C. Shepherd, New York".
Credit Line: 
Gift of Bella C. Landauer
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group