Atlas for the Blind, 1837:
"From the spectacular David Rumsey Map Collection
, the 1837 “Atlas of the United States Printed for the Use of the Blind
“, embossed heavy paper featuring lines, letters and geographical symbols, destined to help blind children to visualise geography. Here’s the whole book
with zoomable pages." [Via: Socks-Studio]
"The blind teaching the reader."
An interesting interview that looks at how the blind read from Smart Bitches, Trashy Books
blogger SB Sarah.