Overall: 1 1/4 x 8 x 9 3/4 in. ( 3.2 x 20.3 x 24.8 cm )
printed: at the beginning of the scroll and on the underside: "PARENTS/ Encourage Your Children/ TO/ LEARN to WRITE./ SHEPHERD'S DRAWING AND WRITING/ SLATES, with Rotating Copies, is the best method/ to adopt. The copy is placed at thelower half/ of the S
Wooden box with glass top revealing a series of printed depictions of animals, fruit and the alphabet; the figures are rendered on a long strip of paper which is housed on two spools and rotated by cranks; the sides of the box are covered in blue paper; the object of the slate is to trace the images and the words.
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