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Drawing and writing slate.

Great Britain, [between 1850 and 1900]
Physical Description:
1 slate : double sided ; 25 x 20 x 1 cm
Rare Books and Manuscripts
Z43 .D73 1850 Flat A
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Fund
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Copyright Status:
Copyright Not Evaluated
Three-Dimensional Artifacts
The slate bears no indication of manufacturer.
Double-sided school slate for drawing and writing, within wooden frame. The black slate is surrounded by a wood frame 2 cm in width. One side of the slate bears scored lines running horizontally, in groups of three, for practice of handwriting. The other side bears a grid of scored lines, approximately 1 cm square, presumably for practice of drawing.
Subject Terms:
Drawing -- Study and teaching.
Penmanship -- Study and teaching.
Artists' tools -- Specimens.
Blackboard slate.

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