: This photograph is a relief map of a portion of the city of Columbus. It is used as a teaching tool for the blind students at the Ohio School for the Blind. As of 1941, it would take 81 models of this size to portray the whole city.
This model is exact with the arrangement of the buildings, the street names and arrangements of blocks, it is considered a pictorial diagram rather than a to scale model.
The buildings are labeled in Braille and in one corner is a wire arrow lettered to denote the directions, East, West, North and South.
View on Ohio Memory.
: SA1039AV_B11F02_048_001 Subjects
: Relief maps; Models; Schools--Ohio; Ohio State School for the Blind; Blind--Education--Ohio--Columbus; Ohio--History--Pictorial works; Federal Writers' Project Places
: Columbus (Ohio); Franklin County (Ohio)