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Charles River with Howe Building Tower in Background

Charles River with Howe Building Tower in Background

Item Information

Title:
Charles River with Howe Building Tower in Background
Description:
A view of the Howe Building Tower as seen from across the Charles River. The180 foot tall tower can clearly be seen above a group of trees concealing the rest of the Howe Building. The Charles River, reflecting the image of the Howe Building Tower, can be seen in the foreground of the photograph.Perkins' main building, with its soaring tower crowned by a symbolic lantern of education, is named after the school's first director, Samuel Gridley Howe. Located inside the building are the Allen Chapel, Dwight Hall, the Laura M. Sawyer study area, the Saltonstall Pool, the Samuel P. Hayes Research Library, the Thorndike Room, and several other areas.
Date:
1913
Format:
Photographs
Genre:
black and white photograph
Location:
Perkins School for the Blind
Samuel P. Hayes Research Library
Collection (local):
Perkins Photograph Albums
Series:
Perkins Album, 1913
Subjects:
Blind
Perkins Institution and Massachusetts School for the Blind
Places:
MassachusettsMiddlesex (county)Watertown
Extent:
1 photograph
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Terms of Use:
Samuel P. Hayes Research Library, Perkins School for the Blind, Watertown, MA
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Accession #:
AG13_04_0005 c