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Drawing and writing slate.

Great Britain, [between 1850 and 1900]
Physical Description:
1 slate : double sided ; 19 x 13 x 1 cm
Rare Books and Manuscripts
Z43 .D73 1850a 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 slightly ragged scored lines running horizontally, for practice of handwriting. The other side is blank, presumably for practice of drawing. A hole pierces one of short sides of the frame, probably for hanging the slate.
Subject Terms:
Drawing -- Study and teaching.
Penmanship -- Study and teaching.
Writing -- Study and teaching.
Artists' tools -- Specimens.
Blackboard slate.

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