Slates, writing; National School Slate Co.; CT86.1823

Name/Title

Slates, writing

About this object

Writing slates; seven slates with wooden frames. Slate a: bears children's chalk scribbles on each side. The frame is stamped: "Nat'l School Slate Compy, Extra Special, Slatington Penna U.S.A" and "First Quality". Slate d: bears children's chalk scribbles on each side. The frame is stamped: "Nat'l School Slate Compy, Extra Special, Slatington Penna U.S.A" and "First Quality". Slate f: bears children's chalk scribbles on each side. The frame is stamped: "Nat'l School Slate Compy, Extra Special, Slatington Penna U.S.A" and "First Quality". Slate h: written on one side: "Dear Santa, I love you, I am a good child". The frame is stamped: "Nat'l School Slate Compy, Extra Special, Slatington Penna U.S.A" and "First Quality". Slate i: is cracked. The frame is stamped: "Nat'l School Slate Compy, Extra Special, Slatington Penna U.S.A" and "First Quality". Slate j: is cracked and bears children's chalk scribbles on one side. The frame is stamped: "Nat'l School Slate Compy, Extra Special, Slatington Penna U.S.A" and "First Quality". Slate l: is cracked and bears children's chalk scribbles on one side. The frame is stamped: "Nat'l School Slate Compy, Extra Special, Slatington Penna U.S.A" and "First Quality".

Maker

National School Slate Co.

Maker Role

Manufacturer

Place Made

North and Central America, United States, Pennsylvania

Medium and Materials

organic, vegetal, wood;
inorganic, stone, slate.

Inscription and Marks

Stamped on the frame of all seven slates: 'NAT'L SCHOOL SLATE COMP'Y / EXTRA SPECIAL / SLATINGTON PENNA U.S.A.' and: 'FIRST QUALITY'

Subject and Association Keywords

education (general)

Subject and Association Keywords

theory and practise of education, school life. student manners and customs

Credit Line

From the collection of Owaka Museum Wahi Kahuika The Meeting Place "a rest on your journey"

Object Type

occupation-based equipment

Object number

CT86.1823

Copyright Licence  

All rights reserved

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