Boston Braille Writer
Perkins School for the Blind, Boston
The braillewriter has a black cast iron body with wooden keys. Innovations introduced on this machine are a carriage release lever located on the top right side of the machine and the first self-operating carriage feeding mechanism. The braillewriters produced at Perkins were called "Boston Braille Writer" for only a short time. The name reverted to the previous "Perkins Braillewriter."
Size: 13 x 4.5 x 7.5 inches
Weight: about eight pounds
Loan from Perkins School for the Blind