Alternative Name: Brailler

St Dunstan's braille writer, manufactured by Redwing Ltd, circa 1920s. Later used by the Royal Victorian Institute for the Blind.

The St Dunstans braille writer was developed in Britain in the 1920s by an organization servicing the war blind of World War I.

Physical Description

Metal Braille writer on a wooden base - probably originally in a cloth-covered wooden case. There are six smaller keys with a large key (space bar) in front; at the back of the keys is a roller arrangement (similar to a typewriter) where paper is placed when typing is done. There are two clips at the front of the wooden base, for fastening the cover to the base.

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